Malakoff Diggins, Nevada County, California. Hearst Mining Collection

Malakoff Diggins, Nevada County, California. Hearst Mining Collection of Views

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Historical mining and ore processing used mercury to extract precious metals such as gold and silver, releasing extensive amounts of mercury into the environment. Malakoff Diggins, Nevada County, California. Hearst Mining Collection of Views. Used with Permission of the Bancroft Library, The University of California - Berkeley.

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Image Dimensions: 525 x 395

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