San Emidio Mining District

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The San Emidio Mining District is in the San Emidio Desert.[1]

Cinnabar was found on native sulfur in 1909. The area is "almost certainly" an extinct hot springs and is similar to deposits at Sulphur and Clear Lake, California. [2]


  1. Joseph V. Tingley, "Mining Districts of Nevada," Report 47, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 1998, 2nd Edition. See map for details.
  2. H. F. Bonham, "A New Cinnabar Locality in Washoe County, Nevada," UNR, > 1955.

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