Site of First Mining in California

Site of First Mining in California (HMC9K)

Location: San Jose, CA 95120 Santa Clara County
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N 37° 10.449', W 121° 49.47'

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Here, along Arroyo de los Alamitos Creek in 1824, Lu Cabolla and Antonio Su?ol first worked New Almaden ore in an arrastra. In constant production since 1845, more than a million flasks of quicksilver valued at over 50 million dollars have been produced.
HM NumberHMC9K
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Marker Number339-1
Year Placed1979
Placed ByState Department of Parks & Recreation, California Pioneers of Santa Clara County, Mountain Charlie Chapter 1850 E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 9:45pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 604354 N 4114838
Decimal Degrees37.17415000, -121.82450000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 10.449', W 121° 49.47'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 10' 26.94" N, 121° 49' 28.20" W
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Area Code(s)408
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21794-21998 Almaden Rd, San Jose CA 95120, US
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