|The California Mining and Mineral Museum includes|
specimens from around the world, including the Fricot
nugget, a mass of crystalline gold from the Gold Rush era.
Comment: With the rising price of precious metals, law enforcement must likely be more aware of threats similar to this robbery. Concentrations of gold, platinum and other minerals, in banks, museums and other locations will be at higher risk. Law enforcement should consider these risks in their planning in the near future.