California State Mining and Mineral Museum

A visit to the California State Mining and Mineral Museum offers you the chance to explore the variety of California’s mineral wealth, view breathtaking gems and minerals from around the world, and to experience a bit of California’s exciting mining history.

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The main focus of the California State Mining and Mineral Museum, a California State Park, is public education. Park personnel, supported by Volunteers in Parks (VIPs), present a wide variety of educational programs. Tours are available year-round, but are most popular toward the end of the California school year (March, April, and May).

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This museum represents California’s official collection, containing over 13,000 gems, mineral crystals, and mining artifacts, including the “Fricot Nugget,” a rare and

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The California State Mining and Mineral Museum Association (CSMMMA) is dedicated to the operation of the California State Mining and Mineral Museum. The Museum has a limited staff, and so depends on many trained volunteers to provide educational programs, such as the Jr. Ranger programs, and gold panning. The Museum is open from Thursday to Sunday.

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The California State Mining Mineral Museum is a specialty museum that contains fantastic crystals, gold, gemstones and mineral specimens from California and around

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2019-11-14  California State Mining and Mineral Museum 5005 Fairgrounds Rd., Mariposa, CA 95338(209) 742-7625 2010 California State Parks (Rev. 2017)

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27 reviews of California State Mining Mineral Museum "We loved this small museum that had amazing specimens! They have over 20,000 items but only display about 250 at a time. We had the opportunity to see the rare Benitoite which is only found in San Benito County, CA."

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On my return trip from the 2004 Costa Mesa show I decided to veer right on hwy 99 and head for Mariposa where the California State Mining and Mineral Museum is now located. This material was originally housed in the Ferry Building in San Francisco but was moved to this locale, in the Mother Lode region of California, about 15 years ago.

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2020-11-24  The California State Mining and Mineral Museum is dedicated to the history of the California Gold Rush and the state’s mineral wealth and geological exploration. Visitors can explore a variety of exhibitions, including the mine tunnel, which shows methods and conditions of the mining

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2019-9-30  Driving Directions to California State Mining and Mineral Museum Located at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 1.8 miles south of Mariposa on historic Highway 49. Turn left into the fairgrounds parking lot. The address is 4705 California 49, Mariposa, CA 95338.

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They also provide school tours relating to geology, rocks and minerals, the gold rush, and mining history to hundreds of students each year. Museum Hours. 5/1 – 9/30 – Thursday-Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 10/1 – 4/30 – Thursday-Sunday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Learn more about the California State Mining and Mineral Museum

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27 reviews of California State Mining Mineral Museum "We loved this small museum that had amazing specimens! They have over 20,000 items but only display about 250 at a time. We had the opportunity to see the rare Benitoite which is only found in San Benito County, CA."

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2020-11-24  The California State Mining and Mineral Museum is dedicated to the history of the California Gold Rush and the state’s mineral wealth and geological exploration. Visitors can explore a variety of exhibitions, including the mine tunnel, which shows methods and conditions of the mining

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2019-11-14  museum was transferred to California State Parks in 1999. At present, California State Mining and Mineral Museum is the only state park without any associated land. The Collection Today. The museum collection has grown tenfold since its beginning and holds over 13,000 specimens, with about 350 rotating on display at any one time.

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California State Mining Mineral Museum. Rock hounds should drive to the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 2 miles south of town on Hwy 49, to see the 13lb ‘Fricot Nugget’ (the largest crystallized gold specimen from the California gold-rush era, dating back to 1864) and other gems and machinery at the California State Mining Mineral Museum.

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There is still gold in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, at the California State Mining and Mineral Museum, in historic Mariposa. This is where explorers John C. Fremont and Kit Carson found the rich Mariposa Vein and opened the first mill to crush ore and extract gold in California. You are invited to discover for yourself California's ...

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California State Mining and Mineral Museum, located in Mariposa, CA, promotes research and public education through its Museum collection. Visitors to the Museum can see Museum exhibits, attend events at the Museum, and access Museum educational programs. The Museum supports itself through ticket sales, membership, fundraisers, and donations.

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2021-7-28  The collection was created in 1880 by the California State Legislature and contains over 13,000 specimens. The museum is known for its California gold s. Junior ranger program. Book, Gift Mineral Shop. The California State Mining and Mineral Musuem located at the Mariposa Fairgrounds in the historic gold rush town of Mariposa.

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On my return trip from the 2004 Costa Mesa show I decided to veer right on hwy 99 and head for Mariposa where the California State Mining and Mineral Museum is now located. This material was originally housed in the Ferry Building in San Francisco but was moved to this locale, in the Mother Lode region of California

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California State Mining Mineral Museum. Rock hounds should drive to the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 2 miles south of town on Hwy 49, to see the 13lb ‘Fricot Nugget’ (the largest crystallized gold specimen from the California gold-rush era, dating back to 1864) and other gems and machinery at the California State Mining Mineral Museum.

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There is still gold in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, at the California State Mining and Mineral Museum, in historic Mariposa. This is where explorers John C. Fremont and Kit Carson found the rich Mariposa Vein and opened the first mill to crush ore and extract gold in California. You are invited to discover for yourself California's ...

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2021-8-28  The California State Mining and Mineral Museum is a museum in the state park system of California, United States, interpreting the state's mineral resources and mining heritage. It is located in Mariposa on the Mariposa County fairgrounds. The big news of 1848 was the discovery of gold in California.

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2021-7-28  The collection was created in 1880 by the California State Legislature and contains over 13,000 specimens. The museum is known for its California gold s. Junior ranger program. Book, Gift Mineral Shop. The California State Mining and Mineral Musuem located at the Mariposa Fairgrounds in the historic gold rush town of Mariposa.

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California State Mining and Mineral Museum, located in Mariposa, CA, promotes research and public education through its Museum collection. Visitors to the Museum can see Museum exhibits, attend events at the Museum, and access Museum educational programs. The Museum supports itself through ticket sales, membership, fundraisers, and donations.

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California State Mining and Mineral Museum Park Property: Description “There’s gold in the hills of California!” These words echoed around the world in 1848 and started a mass migration to the wilderness of interior California. Gold seekers trekked from every part of the world and every walk of life to sift the streams for gold.

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Minerals from the California State Mining Mineral

On my return trip from the 2004 Costa Mesa show I decided to veer right on hwy 99 and head for Mariposa where the California State Mining and Mineral Museum is now located. This material was originally housed in the Ferry Building in San Francisco but was moved to this locale, in the Mother Lode region of California

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