Clear Creek claim (Clear Creek Mine), Goat Mountain, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||36° 23' 3'' North , 120° 44' 12'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||36.38417,-120.73667|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
A former Hg occurrence/mine located 3.6 km (2.2 miles) N of Goat Mountain (coordinates of record) and 4.0 km (2.5 miles) SW of Sampson Peak (coordinates of record), 6.1 km (3.8 miles) NW of Picacho Peak (coordinates of record), and 6.7 km (4.1 miles) WSW of Idria. A member of the Flint group.
NOTE: This locality is not listed in the USGS MRDS database as a stand-alone locality, but rather, it is listed as an alternate name for the Flint group that has claims spread about a rather large area.
Eleven previously unknown mercury minerals have been found at the site.
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49 valid minerals. 11 (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)
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. 
|Late Jurassic - Middle Jurassic|
145 - 174.1 Ma
|Ultramafic rocks, chiefly Mesozoic, unit 3 (Coast Ranges and Western Klamath Mountains)|
Age: Jurassic (145 - 174.1 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Josephine Peridotite
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.