Oceanic Mine, Cambria, Cambria-Oceanic District, Santa Lucia Mts (Santa Lucia Range), San Luis Obispo Co., California, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 34' 41'' North , 120° 59' 45'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||35.57806,-120.99583|
A former Hg mine located in secs. 15 & 21, T27S, R9E, MDM, about 7.7 km (4.8 miles) ENE of Cambria.
NOTE: Coordinates provided are approximate to the SE corner of sec. 15 (NW corner of sec. 21).
6 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Cretaceous - Jurassic|
66 - 201.3 Ma
|Franciscan Complex, unit 1 (Coast Ranges)|
Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Franciscan Complex; Dothan Formation; Honda Formation; San Luis Formation; Valentine Spring Formation
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. 
Aubury, Lewis E. (1903), The quicksilver resources of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 27: 149.
Ransome, Alfred Leslie & J.L. Kellogg (1939), Quicksilver resources of California: California Division Mines Report 35: 441.
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 Geol. Bulletin 191: 252.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 147, 149, 260.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 111 (map 3-7), 121, 303.
American Mineralogist (1979): 64(3-4): 1026-1038.