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Clear Creek claim (Clear Creek Mine), Picacho Peak, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 23' 3'' North , 120° 44' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.3841666667, -120.736666667


A former Hg mine located 6.1 km (3.8 miles) NW of Picacho Peak and 6.7 km (4.1 miles) WSW of Idria.

Eleven previously unknown mercury minerals have been found at the site.


Mineral List


49 valid minerals. 11 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 119, 173, 273 (locale described, not named).

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 181, 197 (locale described, not named).

Roberts, A.C., Ercit, T.S., Erd, R.C. & Oscarson, R.L. (1990): Szymańskiite, Hg1+16(Ni,Mg)6(CO3)12(OH)12(H3O)1+83H2O, a new mineral species from the Clear Creek claim, San Benito Co., California. Canadian Mineralogist: 28: 703-707.

Szymański, J.T. & Roberts, A.C. (1990): The crystal structure of szymańskiite, a partly disordered (Hg-Hg)2+, (Ni,Mg)2+ hydronium-carbonate-hydroxide-hydrate. Canadian Mineralogist: 28: 709-718.

Canadian Mineralogist (1993): 31: 787-793.

Mineralogical Record (1993): 24: 471-475.

Roberts, A.C., Ercit, T.S., Groat, L.A., Criddle, A.J., Erd, R.C. & Williams, R.S. (1995), Peterbaylissite, Hg1+3(CO3)(OH)2H2O, a new mineral species from Clear Creek claim, San Benito County, California. Canadian Mineralogist: 33: 47-53.

Canadian Mineralogist (1996): 34: 61-72.

Dunning, G.E. & Cooper, J.F. (2002): Pseudomorphic melanophlogites from California. Mineralogical Record 33: 237-242

Canadian Mineralogist (2003): 41(5): 1167-1172.

Lapis (2004): 29(2): 42.

Roberts, A.C., J.A.R. Stirling, A.J. Criddle, G.E. Dunning, J. Spratt (2004) Mineralogical Magazine: 68(2): 241-245.

Dunning, G.E. et al. (2005): The Clear Creek mine (San Benito County, California): a unique mercury locality. The Mineralogical Record: 36(4): 337-363.

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