Mexico-Tayopa Mine

From Silver Hall of Fame

Tayopa is the name of a legendary lost silver mine in the Sierra Mountains of Mexico.[1] Many stories, legends and myths surround it as well as articles and books describing the search for it. Folklorist J. Frank Dobie devoted part of his book "Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver" to the story of this legendary lost mine.[2][3]

See also


  1. ^ Marble, Steve (January 17, 2017). "Ray Dorr — adventurer, writer and keeper of the Kokoweef legend — dies at 88". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  2. ^ Dobie, J. Frank (1939), Apache Gold & Yaqui Silver. Boston: Little
  3. ^ Childress, David (2011). Lost Cities and Ancient Mysteries of the Southerwest. SCB Distributors. ISBN 9781935487555.