New Almaden Quicksilver Mine

New Almaden Quicksilver Mine (HM13E)

Location: San Jose, CA 95138 Santa Clara County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 14.892', W 121° 47.328'

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12 miles ← [west]. From this cinnabar hill the Indians used pigment for paint. Mercury was mined, 1845. Gold discovery made mercury indispensable and the mine became the most productive in America, became world famous. It sold for $1,700,700 in 1864.
HM NumberHM13E
Marker Number339
Year Placed1939
Placed ByCalifornia Department of Public Works - Division of Highways
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 607418 N 4123093
Decimal Degrees37.24820000, -121.78880000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.892', W 121° 47.328'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 53.52" N, 121° 47' 19.68" W
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Area Code(s)408
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23 Flintwell Way, San Jose CA 95138, US
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