Department of Conservation
California Geological Survey Library
Minerals and Mines CD-ROM
Photographs from CD 2001-001
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Wulfenite, 13.7 cm wide, Darwin, Inyo County. California
State Mining and Mineral Museum.
The Arlington Mine mill in Blackhawk Canyon, northern
San Bernardino Mountains, San Bernardino County, circa 1900.
Approximately 10,000 ounces of gold were produced from various
operations on Blackhawk Mountain between 1889 and 1940.
Halite, 8 cm wide, Salton Sea, Imperial County. This
specimen fluoresces red. Melanie Dunn Collection.
Yuba Consolidated Gold Fields' "Briggs 4"
Dredge on Butte Creek, south of Chico. View is looking southwest.
Gold, 6.8 cm high, Homestake Mine, Salmon River
District, Siskiyou County. California State Mining and Mineral Museum.
Standard Consolidated Gold Mine, Mono County, View
toward northeast also shows mine dumps in background. This mine yielded
nearly $18 million in gold over 25 years, and its success directly
caused the 1878 rush to Bodie.
Linarite with caledonite, 16.4 cm wide, Darwin, Inyo
County. California State Mining and Mineral Museum.
Rotary roasters at mill, Pacific Coast Borax Company
Works, Death Valley Junction.
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