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Almadén, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, reached its height in the 16th and 17th centuries, when liquid mercury extracted from cinnabar could be used to refine gold and silver ore that Spanish colonizers shipped back from the Americas.
The world’s richest known cinnabar deposits can be found at Almadén in central Spain.
There is here evidently confusion between Almagro and Almaden.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4|Henry Charles Lea
There seems to be considerable misunderstanding about the recent movement to take possession of the "New Almaden" mine.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Six|Abraham Lincoln
The finest crystals of sulphuret of mercury come from China, and Almaden in Spain.
The average samples of cinnabar ore from Obermoschel are ten times poorer than those of Almaden.
In addition, small quantities of quicksilver and vermilion were made at Almaden.