Eastern Mojave Vegetation Rinconada Mine, San Luis Obispo County, California.
 
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Mecury mine in San Luis Obispo County, California.


Elevation: 1900ft, 579m.

Articles that refer to this location:

 

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Bradley, Walter W. 1918. Quicksilver Resources of California. Bulletin No. 78. San Francisco, CA: California State Mining Bureau, 1918. {TAS}
  • California State Division of Mines. 1939. California Journal of Mines and Geology. 35(4):445.
  • California State Mining Bureau, State Mineralogist. 1890. Tenth Annual Report of the State Mineralogist. Sacramento, CA: State Office, 1890. {TAS-pdf}
  • Collier, J.T., and E. H. Pampeyan. 1954. Rinconada Mine, Rinconada District, San Luis Obispo, California. 1954.
  • DeGraff, Jerome V., Michele Rogow, and Pat Trainor. 2007. Approaches to contamination at mercury mill sites: Examples from California and Idaho. pp. in DeGraff, J.V., ed. Understanding and Responding to Hazardous Substances at Mine Sites in the Western United Sta. Reviews in Engineering Geology. XVII. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2007. {TAS-pdf}
  • Eckel, E.B., Granger, A.E., and Yates, R.G. 1941. Quicksilver deposits in San Luis Obispo County and southwestern Monterey County California. United States Department of Interior Bulletin 922-R. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office.
  • Ecology & Environment. 2004. Removal assessment report, Rinconada mine, San Luis Obispo County, California. Region 9 START for United States Environmental Protection Agency. San Francisco, California.
  • Ecology & Environment. 2005a. Rinconada removal action report. Region 9 START for United States Environmental Protection Agency. Long Beach, California.
  • Ecology & Environment. 2005b. Rinconada mine creek restoration, CY5 summary report. Region 9 START for United States Environmental Protection Agency. Long Beach, California.
  • Johnson, T. 2006. Rinconada mine creek excavation and restoration. Las Vegas, Nevada: United States Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Lockheed Martin. 2004. Sample results (updated), Rinconada mercury mine. New Jersey: Lockheed Martin REAC for United States Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Olsen, J., and J. J. Rytuba. 2003. Geochemistry of mine tailings and sediment samples downstream from the Rinconada mercury mine, California. Menlo Park, California: U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
  • Rytuba, J.J. 2003. Environmental impact of mercury mines in the Coast Ranges, California. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1248, Geologic studies of mercury by the U.S. Geological Survey.
  • Rytuba, J.J. 2005. Summary of chemistry of sediment and waters sampled in mine and Rinconada Creeks. Internal report to Bureau of Land Management. Menlo Park, California: U.S. Geological Survey.
  • Yates, R. G. 1943. Notes on the Rinconada mine, San Luis Obispo County, California.
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Date and time this article was prepared:6:09:32 PM, 10/6/2017.