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Cambria-Oceanic District, Santa Lucia Mts (Santa Lucia Range), San Luis Obispo Co., California, USA
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A mining area around the town of Cambria.

Mineralization in Hg ore (cinnabar) which occurs as disseminated grains in silicified serpentine and in silica-carbonate rock.

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'K Feldspar'
var: Agate
var: Agate-Jasper
Schuetteite (TL)
'Serpentine Group'

22 entries listed. 14 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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Eckel, Edwin Butt, R.G. Yates & A.E. Granger (1941), Quicksilver deposits in San Luis Obispo County and southwestern Monterey County, California: USGS Bulletin 922-R: 515-580.

Davis, Fenelon Francis and E.H. Bailey (1966) Mercury. California Division Mines and Geology Bulletin 191: 252.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 351.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 121.

USGS MRDS database (2005).

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