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Larkinville > Larkinville


Western Australia

Larkinville located on the Coolgardie Goldfield approx 60 km southeast of Coolgardie on the road between Coolgardie & Widgiemooltha and Norseman
It was at Larkinville that the Golden Eagle Nuggett was found by father and son - Jim (junior) and Jim (senior) Larcombe in January 1931 weighing 1135
gold ounces -25 inches long and took 2 men to lift

Books of interest................

"The Eagle's Nest" by Peter J Bridge
Larkinville and the Golden Eagle Nugget
lots of photos and indexed
Published Hesperian Press 1999
ISBN 085905 274 5

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