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Eagle's Nest Mine (Mystery Wind Mine), Sage Hill, Michigan Bluff District (Michigan Bluff deposit), Placer Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 1' 25'' North , 120° 46' 33'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.0236111111, -120.775833333
 
A lode Au occurrence/mine located in sec. 29 & in the SE¼ sec. 30, T14N, R11E, MDM, about 2.2 km SW of Sage Hill and about 8 km (4.8 miles) ENE of Foresthill, along Ladys Canyon, on French Meadow Road, on private land. The Eagle's Nest was a discovery pit at the top and some adits lower down in a five level deposit of crystallized gold. The De Maria Mine is also on this deposit.

NOTE: Specifics regarding this mine's location are based on the data for the De Maria Mine, on the same deposit.

The Mystery Wind Mine does not exist as a separate mine (Dona Leicht, pers. comm.) and was a made-up name used to conceal the origin of the specimens. Mystery Wind specimens should be labelled Eagle's Nest.

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References

Mineralogical Record (1989): 20(5): 387.

Leicht, W. and Cook, R. (2004). "The Eagle's Nest mine, Placer County, California." The Mineralogical Record: 35(1): 65-72.

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