New Almaden Quicksilver Mine

New Almaden Quicksilver Mine (HM9RU)

Location: San Jose, CA 95120 Santa Clara County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 10.703', W 121° 49.172'

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New Almaden Quicksilver Mine has been designated an historical landmark by American Society of Metals
Discovered in November 1845, it was the first workable quicksilver mine in North America and preceded the Coloma Gold Discovery of January 1848 by 27 months. The mine supplied much of our industrial requirements for mercury for well over a century.
HM NumberHM9RU
Year Placed1982
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 7:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 604789 N 4115313
Decimal Degrees37.17838333, -121.81953333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 10.703', W 121° 49.172'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 10' 42.18" N, 121° 49' 10.32" W
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Area Code(s)408
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21350 Almaden Rd, San Jose CA 95120, US
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