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The Clear Creek mine, San Benito County, California: A unique mercury locality

Dunning, Gail E.; Hadley, Ted A.; Magnasco, John; Christy, Andrew; Cooper, Joseph F


From the first discovery in 1959 until the present, the abandoned Clear Creek mine has yielded an exceptional suite of rare and unusual mercury-bearing minerals unequaled in the world. Among those recently described as new are aurivilliusite, clearcreekite, deanesmithite, edgarbaileyite, edoylerite, hanawaltite, peterbaylissite, wattersite, szymaƄskiite, tedhadleyite and vasilyevite. In addition, seven new mercury-bearing species are currently under study. Other mercury-bearing minerals...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: The Mineralogical Record


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