54 MilesNew Idria Mine ranks amoung the most famous quicksilver mines of the world. Named for Idria Mine, then in Austria. Mission Fathers, before the American Occupation, made assays and determined ore to be cinnabar. Work begun in 50's. In 1881 between two and three hundred men were employed.
|Placed By||California Department of Public Works - Division of Highways|
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|Date Added||Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 9:50am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 653671 N 4066207|
|Decimal Degrees||36.72915000, -121.27905000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 43.749', W 121° 16.743'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 43' 44.94" N, 121° 16' 44.58" W|
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