The Ferris Mine is a mercury mine located in Humboldt county, California.
About the MRDS Data:
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Lat, Long: 41.1872, -123.56670
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Ferris Mine MRDS details
Primary: Ferris Mine
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: HYDROTHERMAL
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Silica-carbonate Hg
Reference (Deposit): USGS PSFC, FIG. 7
Reference (Deposit): IRWIN, W.P., 1960, GEOLOGIC RECONNAISSANCE OF THE NORTHERN COAST RANGES AND KLAMATH MOUNTAINS, CALIFORNIA, WITH A SUMMARY OF THE MINERAL RESOURCES: CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES BULLETIN 179, P. 72, FIG. 12.
Reference (Deposit): CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES, 1939, ECONOMIC MINE MAP OF CALIFORNIA, NO. 1 QUICKSILVER: CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES, SCALE 1:1,000,000.
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