About TonopahTonopah had its beginning in 1900 when prospector Jim Butler idly chipped away at a ledge that sheltered him during a thunderstorm and noticed that the rock looked like silver ore. By the time the boom he started reached its peak 13 years later, production in the area had netted $9.5 million. The town shared the area's mineral wealth with nearby Goldfield.
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