Geochemistry as a guide in underground exploration for mercury ore at the New Idria mine, San Benito County, California
AuthorJones, Richard Burton
AdvisorBaker, Arthur, III
Geological Sciences & Engineering
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The ability to use geochemistry as a guide in underground exploration for mercury ore has been studied at the New Idria Mine. The results of this study indicate that geochemistry can be used as a guide for the underground exploration of cinnabar deposits, but only in conjunction with good geologic data.
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