San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
D Retort and Condensing System
The retort was most often used to process relatively small amounts of ore and to perform a second processing of calcines and dust from the rotary furnace.
This retort and condenser were used in the Guadalupe mine from 194-s until the mine closed in the 1970s. The Guadalupe Rubbish Company donated the D retort to NAQCPA in 1987.
Erected 2011 by the California State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution and New Almaden Quicksilver County Park Association.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 37° 10.402′ Touch for map. The Hacienda Mining Display is a short walk on the Deep Gulch Trail from the Almaden Quicksilver County Park parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21731 Almaden Road, San Jose CA 95120, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shaker-Concentrator (here, next to this marker); Gould Rotary Furnace and Condensing System (here, next to this marker); Mercury Storage Vault (here, next to this marker); Hoeing Table and Cleaning Tank (here, next to this marker); Skip Loader (a few steps from this marker); Cornish Pump (a few steps from this marker); Mine Air Compressors (a few steps from this marker); Hacienda Mining Display (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 511 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.