- Sulphur Bank Mine
Sulphur Bank Mine, located in
Clearlake Oaks, Californiawas a sulphurmine that also became one of the most noted quicksilver producers in world. First worked for sulphur in 1865, in four years it produced a total of 2,000,000 pounds (909,090 kg). Reopened and developed for quicksilver in 1873, it is credited with total output of 92,400 flasks, and was an important producer in World War Iand World War II.
The mine is now a
California Historical Landmark(#428).
*cite web | url=http://ohp.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=21425 | title=Lake | work=California Historical Landmarks | publisher=Office of Historic Preservation | accessdate=2005-09-01
* [http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/5views/5views3h81.htm A History of Chinese Americans in California: Sulphur Bank Mine ]
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