ContentsPutah and Cache: McLaughlin Mine

Glory in Exile!

Peter Moyle, 1998

A Side Trip to Gold
Robert Thayer

Downstream: How Mercury Travels
Bob Speirs

Coast Range Ophiolite
Eldridge M. Moores and Judith E. Moores

Serpentine Haiku
Peter B. Moyle

An Introduction to the Serpentine Plant Community of the Putah-Cache Watershed
Kelly G. Lyons

Jericho Country
Frances Ransley

Vegetation systems: Foothill riparian; oak and mixed woodland; oak savannah; chaparral, serpentine chaparral; former perennial grassland, now annual.

Geology: Coast Range ophiolite and Great Valley sedimentary rock, separated by Stony Creek fault, all folded together.

Settlers: Hill Patwin; some Anglo-Americans.

Major industries/employers: Homestake Gold Mine.

Points of interest: Homestake Gold Mine; McLaughlin Natural Reserve; serpentine outcrops on BLM land.

Events: Occasional.

More: McLaughlin Natural Reserve is managed by the University of California Natural Reserve System.
Primary uses: Teaching and research.
http://nrs.ucop.edu/reserves/mclaughlin.html

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