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Cambria-Oceanic District, Santa Lucia Mts (Santa Lucia Range), San Luis Obispo Co., California, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° North , 121° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~11km
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


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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14 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

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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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