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California Minerals and Mines CD-ROM 

Selected Photographs from CD 2001-001

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Specimen Description:

Wulfenite, 13.7 cm wide, Darwin, Inyo County. California State Mining and Mineral Museum.

 

 


Arlington Mine, San Bernardino County


Description:

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, Imperial County

Specimen Description:

Halite, 8 cm wide, Salton Sea, Imperial County. This specimen fluoresces red. Melanie Dunn Collection.

 

 

 

"Briggs 4" Dredge on Butte Creek, Yuba County

Description:

Yuba Consolidated Gold Fields' "Briggs 4" Dredge on Butte Creek, south of Chico. View is looking southwest.

 


Gold, Homestake Mine

Specimen Description:

Gold, 6.8 cm high, Homestake Mine, Salmon River District, Siskiyou County. California State Mining and Mineral Museum.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Standard Consolidated Gold Mine, Mono County

Description:

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, Inyo County

Specimen Description:

Linarite with caledonite, 16.4 cm wide, Darwin, Inyo County. California State Mining and Mineral Museum.

 

 


Pacific Coast Borax Mine, Death Valley Junction

Description:

Rotary roasters at mill, Pacific Coast Borax Company Works, Death Valley Junction.
 

 

 

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