New Almaden Mine
California State Historic Landmark 339
#339 New Almaden Quicksilver Mine
From this cinnabar hill the indians used pigment for paint. Mercury
mined, 1845. Gold discovery made mercury indispensable and mine became world famous, most
productive in America. Sold for $1,700,700 in 1864.
No photo exists for this site.
On N-bound old Hwy 101 (PM 27.5)(Monterey Rd), 0.5 mi S of Ford Rd, San Jose.
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