The Altamont Copper Group is a mercury and copper mine located in Sonoma county, California.
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Name: Altamont Copper Group
Commodity: Mercury, Copper
Lat, Long: 38.45139, -122.98972
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Altamont Copper Group MRDS details
Primary: Altamont Copper Group
Owner Name: Florence M. Button
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Coast Ranges
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): LOCATED TO CENTER OF SECTION
Reference (Deposit): HONKE, M.T., JR., AND VER PLANCK, W.E., JR., 1950, MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF SONOMA COUNTY, CALIF.: CJMG, V. 46, P. 98-105
Reference (Deposit): HOLMES, G. W., JR., 1965, MERCURY IN CALIFORNIA: IN USBM IC 8252
Reference (Deposit): BRADLEY, W.W., 1918, QUICKSILVER RESOURCES OF CALIFORNIA: CJMG BULL. 78, 389 P.
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