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Production. Mercury. Filling flasks of triple-distilled mercury at a New Idria, California extraction plant. Each flask contains seventy-six pounds of mercury. Triple-distilled mercury is produced here by the New Idria Quicksilver Mining Company from cinnabar, an ore containing sulfur and mercury, mined at a number of workings near the plant

Production. Mercury. Filling flasks of triple-distilled mercury at a New Idria, California extraction plant. Each flask contains seventy-six pounds of mercury. Triple-distilled mercury is produced here by the New Idria Quicksilver Mining Company from cinnabar, an ore containing sulfur and mercury, mined at a number of workings near the plant

 
 
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01/01/1942
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Feininger, Andreas, 1906-1999, photographer
United States. Office of War Information.
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california
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Library of Congress
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