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New Almaden Quicksilver Mine

Almaden Road, San Jose, CA 95120
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Ranked #60 of 80 Attractions in San Jose
Description: Eleven miles south of San Jose, a marker now commemorates this historic spot.
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Sunnyvale, California, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Visit the mine after touring the New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum inside the Casa Grande. It's so well done, informative and hands on. The history of many cultures and peoples is represented here: Ohlone, Chinese, Mexican, and English to name a few. Their history and ours are united by the mercury bearing red rock. Admission is free! Ships from around... More

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