The Prospects In Perkins Canyon is a mercury mine located in Contra Costa county, California.
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Primary Mineral: Mercury
Lat, Long: 37.88861, -121.86944
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Prospects In Perkins Canyon MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Prospects In Perkins Canyon
County: Contra Costa
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Coast Ranges
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: EXPLORED BY ADITS.|
|Comment: GEOL.DESC: BRECCIA ZONE IN RHYODACITE CEMENTED WITH CALCITE; CRYSTALLINE CINNABAR, METACINNABAR, AND PYRITE ASSOCIATED WITH THE CALCITE.|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: CALIF. SP. REPT. 80, P. 22 AND PL.