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Merecy Mine (Mercey; Pacific), Mercey Hot Springs, Central San Benito District, Diablo Range, Fresno Co., California, USA

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A former Hg mine located in sec. 5, T14S, R10E, MDM, 5.9 km (3.6 miles) NW of Mercey Hot Springs. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.

NOTE: Both referenced MRDS database files use the primary name of "Merecy" for this mine. It is apparently a mis-spelling for "Mercey," and one MRDS file gives "Mercey" as an alternate name.

Local rocks include rocks of the Franciscan Complex, unit 1 (Coast Ranges).

Workings include unspecified underground openings.

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Anderson, Robert, and Robert W. Pack (1915), Geology and oil resources of the west border of the San Joaquin valley north of Coalinga, California, USGS Bulletin 603, 220 pp.: 207.

Laizure, Clyde McK (1929), Fresno, Alameda, and San Francisco Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 25): 25: 329-331.

Ransome, Alfred Leslie & J.L. Kellogg (1939), Quicksilver resources of California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 35): 35: 377-378.

Yates, Robert G. & Lowell S. Hilpert (1945), Quicksilver deposits of central San Benito and northwestern Fresno Counties, California: California Division of Mines (Report 41): 41(1): 25-28, Pl. 2.

Logan, Clarence August, Lewis T. Braun & James W. Vernon (1951), Mines and mineral resources of Fresno County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 47): 47(3): 511, 546, Pl. 31.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10076520 & 10139198.

California Division of Mines, Mineral Information Service: 16(7): 13.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060190004.

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