Monthly Archives: June 2014

New Idria Mine – Exotic Geology in Central California 3

And now our last installment from the panoche area of central california (we previously went on a scenic drive and then saw an abandoned mine and town called New Idria). This post focuses mostly on the few flowers I saw … Continue reading

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New Idria Mine – Exotic Geology in Central California 2

Pt. 1 – At the Mine…   As I mentioned in the last post, I went out to New Idria with my dad in early spring, an abandoned mining town famous for┬ámercury mining of the cinnabar ore that is common … Continue reading

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New Idria Mine – Exotic Geology in Central California

Pt. 1 – The Way There…   I went out to New Idria with my dad in early spring, an abandoned mining town famous for finding the mercury used in the latter gold rush and more modern-day pollution. It is … Continue reading

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