Mariposa Museum Theft

8 October 2012


On Friday, September 28, the California State Mining and Mineral Museum was robbed of golds, gems and minerals in the vault. The famous “Fricot Nugget” was not taken, despite an effort to do so.

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Please be vigilant when you are purchasing specimens to look out for these items, this is a very sad and disturbing trend that our museums are being targeted for theft, and that these treasures will no longer be available for everyone to enjoy.

Author: Dona
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