Gold Mining Properties - Colorado
Mine claim properties are located 20 miles SW of Colorado Springs just a couple of miles due west of Cripple Creek. The Cripple Creek Mining District is the fourth largest gold producing area in the U.S. and is still known as the “World’s Greatest Gold Camp”. The District has a rich and colorful history. More than 24 million troy ounces of gold have been recovered from the District since 1890. The known gold bearing portion of the District occupies a group of hills which rise from 300 to 1000 feet above the general surface and attain an average altitude of 11,000 feet above sea level. Pikes Peak lies directly to the east at 14,110 feet MSL.
Colorado is the 8th largest state, at 103,718 sq. mi., and ranks 22nd with a population of 5,024,748
Claims are located in Township 15 South, Range 70 West, Sections 4, 5, 8, 9, 17, 20 & 21.
|Typical view of mine claim properties in Cripple Creek, Colorado
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Gold Mining Properties - Idaho
Mine claim properties are located about 70 miles east of Boise and just 3 to 4 miles southeast of Sun Valley in the Sun Valley Mining District, a mere 3 miles from the famous Independence Mine. The general altitude is from 5,000 to 8,000 feet above sea level with peaks at 12,000 MSL. While Coeur d’Alene remains the highest all time gold producing area in the U.S., the mountains to the south in the Sun Valley Mining District, still hold vast amounts of gold. In addition, Sun Valley boasts some of the best skiing in the west. Idaho also has one of the largest trail systems in the U.S. (18,000 mi.), over 3,600 miles of snowmobile trails, 16,000 miles of rivers and more than 2,000 lakes and reservoirs.
Idaho is the 11th largest state, at 82,747 sq.mi., but only ranks 39th with a population of 1,545,801
Claims are located in Township 3 North, Range 18 East, Sections 1, 2, 4, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 21 & 22.