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Alaska Placer Gold Mine – Active and Ready to Go

Gold, Turnkey, Equipment, Permits, Camp, Active

Mine Details

Location: Alaska, USA
Commodities: Gold
Available Terms: For Sale, Negotiable
Price: Contact Seller


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The area is rich in gold mining history, beginning in 1910.
Anvil Creek consists of 860 acres and Ophir Creek consists of 720 acres for a total of 1580 acres

Anvil Creek is around 2 1/2 miles long.
5,000 lineal feet of creek channel left to be placer mined, along with 2 other known paystreaks - Innoko Flats and Anvil Benches on the claims.
There is 2,500 feet of Innoko River frontage and a 1,500 foot gravel airstrip.
Permits are all current, ponds, ditches, and dams are in place and there is active mining.
The average gold fineness is 878 parts gold and 117 parts of silver in a thousand.

Ophir Creek Claims are located on approximately 2 1/2 miles of Ophir Creek with over 2 miles of tailings from the early-mid 1900's available for mining (no overburden to remove). There is also gold to be found on the benches.
Permits are all current, ponds, ditches, and dams are in place and there is active mining.
The average gold fineness is 898 parts gold.
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Location and Access

Anvil Creek & Ophir Creek
250 air miles west of Anchorage
30 air miles west of McGrath
Includes Anvil Creek Claims and Ophir Creek Claims
50 miles of road from Ophir to the Kuskokwim River (barge service available for fuel, equipment and supplies)


Equipment, Permits, Camp and Buildings are all in place and ready for you to start mining.
1 – 375 Cat Excavator
1 – D8 N Cat Dozer
1 – Alaska Goldfield Engineering Trommel (230 yds/hr) with sluice boxes
3 – 40’ Conveyors (1 in need of repairs)
2 – 20’ Conveyors (new)
1 – John Deere Loader
1 – 10” x 8” Pump – 3000 gal/min. 3208 12volt 175hp
1 – 8” x 8” 4 cylinder Cat Pump – 1500 gals./min. (pony motor)
1 – Cat 304CR Mini-Excavator with 6” & 12” buckets
1 – 5’ x 12’ Shaker Screen
1 – 6” Auger Drill – V4 gas Wisconsin
2 - Bobcats
Over 10 fuel tanks from 6,000 gallons down to 130 gallons
300-500 sq. ft. fuel containment liner
1 - Sluice Box Assembly – 24” x 30’
1 – No. 1 Hand Giant (water nozzle)
1 – Pump Box
1 – Pipe Trailer
2000’ total of aluminum pipe (8” and 6”) with a variety of associated fittings
Variety of steel pipe with associated fittings
2 – Vibrating Sluice Boxes for fine gold recovery
1 – Screening Machine for cleanup
1 – Gold Cube
1 – 4’ x 8’ cleanup table (new)
1 – Doodlebug (mini clean-up trommel)
1 – Gold Wheel
1 – Propane Forge
Various screens, pans, and scales
Shop is fully equipped with a lathe, drill press, air compressor, various power tools, hand tools, wrenches, and sockets, and miscellaneous extras.
Lincoln Welder with plasma cutter and wire feed
Four diesel generators – 100 kw, 50kw, 9kw , and 6kw
CAMP & FACILITIES (Located on Anvil Creek)
3-Bedroom house with bath and all the furnishings
1-Bedroom cabin with bath and all the furnishings
Cookshack with 2 refrigerators, 3 freezers, microwave, range, dishwasher, washer, dryer, and all the cooking and eating utensils
Large laundry room/mud room, bathroom, and bedroom connecting to the cookshack
Large Shop with attached generator room
4 Storage buildings, one with a bunk house upstairs
1 – 12’ x 12’ x 10’ high Metal Building (insulated and double walled)
2 – 20’ Enclosed Containers
2 – 20’ Open Skids
Camp water is stored in a 500 gallon tank located inside laundry room facility
Self-contained water system supplies water to the cookshack, cabin, and house
30 gallon oil-fired hot water heater
All camp buildings have oil stoves
Camp has a variety of lighting sources, with all buildings having elec. lights and some buildings having propane and 12 volt lights


The Ophir/Innoko Mining District has many geological reports written on it and many can be found online.


Current owner of Anvil Creek has had the property for over 30 years.
He is willing to help new owners with consultations and support during their first year.


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