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Red Elephant Mine, Knoxville area, Knoxville District, Lake Co., California, USA

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A former Hg mine located in sec. 3, T11N, R5W, MDM, 5.6 km (3.5 miles) W of Knoxville (Napa County) and near Lower Lake.

Mineralization is hosted in serpentinite.

Local structures include local shear.

Production data are found in: U.S. Bureau of Mines file data.

Mineral List



7 entries listed. 7 valid minerals.

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References

Bradley, W.W. (1918), Quicksilver resources of California, with a section on metallurgy and ore dressing: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 78, 389 pp.

Bradley, W.W. (1938), Thirty-fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Division Mines Report 34: 608.

Ransome, Alfred Leslie & J.L. Kellogg (1939), Quicksilver resources of California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 35): 35: 353-358.

Averitt, Paul (1945), Quicksilver deposits of the Knoxville district, Napa, Yolo, and Lake Counties, California: California Division Mines Report 42: 65-90, 88.

Holmes, G.H. (1965) Mercury in California. US Bureau of Mines Information Circular 8252.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 254, 273.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 74, 181.

Bailey, E.H., USGS, personal files.

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