Review of samples of water, sediment, tailings, and biota at the Little Bonanza mercury mine, San Luis Obispo County, California

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Description Data from field sampling of mine tailings, wasterock, sediment, water, and biota at the mine in 2010. Results permit a preliminary assessment of the mining sources of Hg and associated chemicals that could produce elevated levels of monomethylmercury.
Originators Rytuba, James J., Hothem, Roger L., Goldstein, Daniel N., Brussee, Brianne E., May, Jason T.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1122

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