Red Elephant Mine, Knoxville area, Knoxville District, Lake Co., California, USA
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.
ReferencesBradley, 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.
7 entries listed. 7 valid minerals.
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Locality Updated: Mount Vernon meteorite, Christian Co., Kentucky, USAFrom Lon Clay Hill, 26th Oct 2014 03:34:12