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Gold from
Yankee Jims, Foresthill area, 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, Foresthill area, Placer Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Gold
3.1km (1.9 miles) San Jose Keystone Placer Mine (Keystone Mine), Iowa Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) Owl Creek Mine, Placer Co., California, USA
3.8km (2.4 miles) Foresthill, Placer Co., California, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) Eureka Consolidated Mine, Placer Co., California, USA
4.4km (2.7 miles) Whiskey Tunnel Mine, Placer Co., California, USA
4.6km (2.9 miles) Unnamed Mine (MRDS - 10103133), Placer Co., California, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) Alameda Mine, New England Mills, Placer Co., California, USA
4.9km (3.0 miles) Kings Hill Quartz Mine, Iowa Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.0km (3.1 miles) Big John Mine, New England Mills, Placer Co., California, USA
5.1km (3.2 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
5.2km (3.2 miles) Unnamed Au Mine (1), Foresthill, Placer Co., California, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) Unnamed Au Mine (2), Foresthill, Placer Co., California, USA
5.4km (3.3 miles) Bauer Mine (Big Shady Group), Placer Co., California, USA
5.4km (3.4 miles) Buckeye Mine, Iowa Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) Hinchy Mine, Placer Co., California, USA
5.6km (3.5 miles) Annie Laurie Mine, New England Mills, Placer Co., California, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) Buena Vista Mine, New England Mills, Placer Co., California, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) Eva Lode Mine, Foresthill, Placer Co., California, USA
5.9km (3.7 miles) Unnamed Mine (MRDS - 10007724), Placer Co., California, USA
5.9km (3.7 miles) Unnamed Mine (MRDS - 10034912), Placer Co., California, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) Doherty Mine, Foresthill, Placer Co., California, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) Tiger (Buena Vista; Ruby Mine; Tigar Mine), New England Mills, Placer Co., California, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) Specimen Gulch Prospects, Placer Co., California, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) Middle Fork Mine, El Dorado Co., California, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) Red Bird Consolidated Mine, New England Mills, Placer Co., California, USA
6.3km (3.9 miles) Twenty-One Placer Mine (Twenty-One Mine), Iowa Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
6.3km (3.9 miles) West Quartz Mine, Foresthill, Placer Co., California, USA
6.3km (3.9 miles) Campbell Mine, Iowa Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) International Mine (International Quartz Mine), Foresthill area, Placer Co., California, USA
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