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|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
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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66 - 145 Ma
|Mesozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
|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.