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Eagle's Nest Mine (Mystery Wind Mine), Placer Co., California, USA
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Eagle's Nest Mine, Placer Co., California, USA

Photo: 2004 ROM
 
 
A gold mine. 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.

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.

Mineral List

Dolomite
Gold
Pyrite
Quartz


4 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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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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