Mecury mine in San Luis Obispo County, California.
Elevation: 1900ft, 579m.
Articles that refer to this location:
Literature Referring To This Location:
Bradley, Walter W. 1918.
Quicksilver Resources of California.
Bulletin No. 78.
San Francisco, CA: California State Mining Bureau, 1918.
California State Division of Mines. 1939.
California Journal of Mines and Geology.
California State Mining Bureau, State Mineralogist. 1890.
Tenth Annual Report of the State Mineralogist.
Sacramento, CA: State Office, 1890.
Collier, J.T., and E. H. Pampeyan. 1954.
Rinconada Mine, Rinconada District, San
Luis Obispo, California.
DeGraff, Jerome V., Michele Rogow, and Pat Trainor. 2007.
Approaches to contamination at mercury mill sites: Examples from California and Idaho.
pp. in DeGraff, J.V., ed.
and Responding to Hazardous Substances at Mine Sites in the Western United Sta.
Reviews in Engineering Geology.
Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2007.
Eckel, E.B., Granger, A.E., and Yates, R.G. 1941.
Quicksilver deposits in San Luis Obispo County
and southwestern Monterey County California.
United States Department of
Interior Bulletin 922-R.
Washington, D.C.: United States Government
Ecology & Environment. 2004.
Removal assessment report, Rinconada mine, San
Luis Obispo County, California.
Region 9 START for United States Environmental
San Francisco, California.
Ecology & Environment. 2005a.
Rinconada removal action report.
START for United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Ecology & Environment. 2005b.
Rinconada mine creek restoration, CY5 summary
Region 9 START for United States Environmental Protection
Long Beach, California.
Johnson, T. 2006.
Rinconada mine creek excavation and restoration.
Las Vegas, Nevada: United
States Environmental Protection Agency.
Lockheed Martin. 2004.
Sample results (updated), Rinconada mercury mine.
New Jersey: Lockheed Martin REAC for United States Environmental Protection
Olsen, J., and J. J. Rytuba. 2003.
Geochemistry of mine tailings and sediment samples
downstream from the Rinconada mercury mine, California.
California: U.S. Geological
Survey and U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
Rytuba, J.J. 2003.
Environmental impact of mercury mines in the Coast Ranges,
U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1248, Geologic studies of mercury
by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Rytuba, J.J. 2005.
Summary of chemistry of sediment and waters sampled in mine
and Rinconada Creeks.
Internal report to Bureau of Land Management.
Menlo Park, California: U.S. Geological Survey.
Yates, R. G. 1943.
Notes on the Rinconada mine, San Luis Obispo County, California.
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