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

Mineral Species
Species:Gold
Formula:Au
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) A Big Spring Placer Mine, Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.2km (2.0 miles) B Pond pit (Pond & Company Mine), Todd Valley, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) C San Jose Keystone Placer Mine (Keystone Mine), Kings Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) D Effie Placer Mine, Todd Valley, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.5km (2.2 miles) E Owl Creek Mine, Todd Valley, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) F Excelsior claim, Mascot placer (Excelsior; Baltimore), Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) G Sniper's Retreat Placer Mine, Kings Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) H Thundering Bar Placer Mine, Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) I Theodore Larkin Placer Mine, Kings Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) J Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
4.2km (2.6 miles) K 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) L Whiskey Tunnel Mine, Weimar, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
4.7km (2.9 miles) M Unnamed Au mine [36], Kings Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
4.7km (2.9 miles) N Alameda Mine, Weimar, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
4.9km (3.0 miles) O Kings Hill Quartz Mine, Kings Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
4.9km (3.0 miles) P 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) Q Independent Placer Mine (Jenny Lind Mine; New Jersey Mine), Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.0km (3.1 miles) R Garbe and De Maria Mine (Dry Hill; Blue Jay), Todd Valley, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) S Welcome Mine (Welcome Consolidated Mine), Kings Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) T Florida & Tilton placer (Florida), Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) U Kings Hill Quartz prospect, Kings Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) V Bauer Mine (Big Shady group), New England Mills, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) W Unnamed Au Mine [3], Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.4km (3.4 miles) X Buckeye Mine, Kings Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.4km (3.4 miles) Y Hinchy Mine, New England Mills, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) Z Peckham Hill Gold Mines Inc. (Peckham Hill Mine), Todd Valley, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) 0 Annie Laurie Mine, New England Mills, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
5.6km (3.5 miles) 1 Virtle Placer Mine, Kings Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.6km (3.5 miles) 2 Buena Vista Mine, New England Mills, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) 3 Unnamed Au mine [39], Todd Valley, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.9km (3.6 miles) 4 Unnamed Au mine [37], Todd Valley, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.9km (3.6 miles) 5 Eva Lode Mine, Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
5.9km (3.6 miles) 6 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) 7 Specimen Gulch prospects, New England Mills, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
6.0km (3.8 miles) 8 Red Bird Consolidated Mine (Red Bird Cons.), New England Mills, Colfax District (Illinois District), Placer Co., California, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) 9 Doherty Mine, Foresthill, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
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