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Title
Wide Awake Mine
Contributor
Sacramento Valley Museum
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1900
Publication Information
Meriam Library Special Collections Department, California State University, Chico
Contributing Institution
California State University, Chico
Collection
Northeastern California Historical Photograph Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photo identification provided by Chris T. Higgins, California Division of Mines and Geology. Photograph shows miners removing mercury ore underground in the Wide Awake Mine, Sulphur Creek Mining District, Colusa County. The flat wall on the left side of the photograph may be the planar surface of a fault. Commonly, mercury ore is present along faults in the Coast Ranges of California.
Type
Image
Format
257x194mm.
Identifier
sc21059
http://archives.csuchico.edu/cdm/ref/collection/coll11/id/2951
Subject
Wide Awake Mine
Mines and mineral resources--California--Colusa County
Place
Miners
California
Colusa County
Colusa County (Calif.)
Source
sc21059.tif
Relation
under review
Northeastern California Historic Photograph Collection

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