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Title
Mammoth Mine Company at Quartz Hill
Contributor
Blandin, Evelyn
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1906
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
Photograph shows Mammoth Company at Quartz Hill, #35, in Kennett, California. Kennett is now under Shasta Lake. Mammoth Company at Quartz Hill, a mine of solid quartz. The Glory Hole - Quartz Hill Mine furnished quartz for two smelters, Keswick & Mammoth Smelters. [Glory Hole name of scar on hillside which used to be Mountain of Quartz]. Return to Catherine Hiatt c/o Garth. [Quartz hill Mine originally mined gold. After Keswick & Kennett began growing they used the pure white quartz at Quartz Hill to provide the flux for their smelters].
Type
Image
Format
150x200 mm.
Silver gelatin DOP – copy print
Identifier
sc8510
http://archives.csuchico.edu/cdm/ref/collection/coll11/id/8255
Subject
Mines and mineral resources
Copper mines and mining
Place
Mammoth Mine (Calif.)
Shasta Lake (Calif.)
Shasta County (Calif.)
Kennett (Calif.)
Source
sc8510.tif
Relation
photographs
Northeastern California Historic Photograph Collection

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