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Gold from
Yankee Jims, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA

Description
Comments:Locality of the famous "Golden Bear" nugget (1871).
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: frontice piece.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Gold data
Locality Data:Click here to view Yankee Jims, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
Localities for Gold in this region
Homestake Placer Mine [2], Yankee Jims, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
Mayflower Gravel Mining Company Mine (Mayflower Mine), Yankee Jims, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
Small Hope Mine (Small Hope & Arthur Mine), Smiths Point, Yankee Jims, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Gold
2.9km (1.8 miles) Big Spring Placer Mine, Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) San Jose Keystone Placer Mine (Keystone Mine), Iowa Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.2km (2.0 miles) Pond pit (Pond & Company Mine), Todd Valley, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.5km (2.2 miles) Owl Creek Mine, Placer Co., California, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) Excelsior claim, Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
4.2km (2.6 miles) Eureka Consolidated Mine (Eureka Cons.; Eureka No. 1 claim; Eureka No. 2 claim; Eureka Extension No. 1 claim; Buttes Extension claim; Hathaway claim; Kirkland claim), Todd Valley, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) Whiskey Tunnel Mine, Weimar, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
4.7km (2.9 miles) Unnamed Mine (MRDS - 10103133), Placer Co., California, USA
4.7km (2.9 miles) Alameda Mine, Weimar, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
4.9km (3.0 miles) Kings Hill Quartz Mine, Iowa Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
4.9km (3.0 miles) Big John Mine (Tigar claim; Buena Vista claim; Ruby claim; Blue Bell claim), New England Mills, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
4.9km (3.0 miles) Independent Placer Mine (Jenny Lind Mine; New Jersey Mine), Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.0km (3.1 miles) Garbe and De Maria Mine (Dry Hill; Blue Jay), Placer Co., California, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) Welcome Mine (Welcome Consolidated Mine), Iowa Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) Florida & Tilton placer (Florida), Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) Unnamed Au Mine (1), Foresthill, Placer Co., California, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) Bauer Mine (Big Shady group), New England Mills, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) Unnamed Au Mine (2), Foresthill, Placer Co., California, USA
5.4km (3.4 miles) Hinchy Mine, New England Mills, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) Peckham Hill Gold Mines Inc. (Peckham Hill Mine), Todd Valley, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) Buckeye Mine, Iowa Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) Annie Laurie Mine, New England Mills, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
5.6km (3.5 miles) Buena Vista Mine, New England Mills, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) Unnamed Mine (MRDS - 10007724), Placer Co., California, USA
5.9km (3.6 miles) Unnamed Mine (MRDS - 10034912), Placer Co., California, USA
5.9km (3.6 miles) Eva Lode Mine, Foresthill, Placer Co., California, USA
5.9km (3.6 miles) Tiger Mine (Tigar Mine), Big John Mine (Tigar claim; Buena Vista claim; Ruby claim; Blue Bell claim), New England Mills, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
5.9km (3.7 miles) Specimen Gulch Prospects, Placer Co., California, USA
6.0km (3.8 miles) Red Bird Consolidated Mine (Red Bird Cons.), New England Mills, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
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