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Almaden Quicksilver County Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

During early spring, the Almaden Quicksilver Park offers a spectacular wildflower display, and the remnants of the mercury mining era

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Legacy of the Red Ore

January 01, 2002 by John Dorrance

Numerous animals make their homes in burrows in the hills of this Santa Clara County park, but none dig as deep as the miners who hauled mercury-laden ore out of the ground for 125 years.

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