The Cross Creek 001 unpatented placer mining claim is known for quality gold values, ranging from flakes and fine gold. Year round water flow, multiple bench deposits, numerous boulders, diverted dry stream channels, and winding sharp stream beds with deep pools and back eddies. Portions of the stream course are straight and fast flowing. This claim is ideal for dredging
4WD pickup truck accessible via dirt Forest Service RD approximately 5 miles from Taylor Trading Post . The Forest Service RD goes right thru the claim making it easier to launch a dredge into the stream without the need for long hikes and carrying equipment great distances. The town of Tincup is located about 60 minutes from the town of Gunnison, Colorado. With access to the town/claim from Gunnison being via Almont Canyon.
The claim is at around 10,00 feet above sea level and the accessible mining season generally runs from May - October depending upon snow conditions. From November to April the claim is only accessible via snow machine.
Located in the Tincup Mining District of Gunnison County, Colorado. The Cross Creek 001 unpatented placer mining claim provides a great place for a dredging operation or small wash plant.
The claim has been successfully drilled which is a rarity for placer claims.
This drilling information is available to potential buyers upon request. Drill results ranged from a low of 11 USD per yard to a high of 87 USD per yard. Four drill holes were completed for a total combined drill footage of 59 feet. The shallowest hole was 11 feet 6 inches deep and the deepest hole drilled was 21 feet 6 inches.
With known gold values, easy access, camping onsite, and a precision surveyed claim. This deposit represents the perfect opportunity for a buyer looking to begin scaling up their placer mining operations.
The fall 2023 exploration drill program has been completed. Four holes were drill on the claim with gold values ranging from 11 USD per yard to 87 USD per yard. (Predicated upon 1,900 USD per Ounce)
Upstream from the Cross Creek 001 Claim lies numerous hard rock mines that were developed in the late 1800's such as the well documented Cross Mountain & Wahl mines that produced gold and silver with additional base metals of copper, iron, and lead.
This hard rock mining zone of mineralization is believed to be the main source of the gold deposition found on the Cross Creek 001 Placer.
Knowing the source of where the alluvial gold deposits initially originated from is superior information that the creeks below the mineralized vein structures have commercially viable qualities of Gold, Silver, and lead. Cross Creek is the main creek draining the lode sources and has proven to hold quality mineralization. Further, alluvial testing confirmed the presence of Gold, Silver, and Lead.
Tincup General Area Info
The Tincup area is great for a summer getaway. Quality dispersed camping sites are found in the general area that can accommodate a large fifth wheel and all your toys. Taylor Res is located about 10 miles downstream and hosts great fishing and water recreation during the summer.
There is a restaurant in Tincup that is open during the summer. ATV & UTV riding is extremely popular with a large amount of trails active in the region.
Mirror lake is also close by for further water sport and hiking activities.
Taylor River is a great designated trout fishing stream with miles of open creek access.
What Is Included In The Purchase
Quit Claim Deed
Google Earth Map
Waterproof 24X36 hardcopy 1:24,000 Map
Corner & Discovery Point GPS Coordinates
2 Hours of Free Complimentary Consulting
Certificate of Location Copy
The Cross Creek 001 Unpatented Placer Claim CMC# 106319448 is an Unpatented Federal Mining Claim. Any form of mining or prospecting is barred without prior approval from Gunnison Gold Prospecting Company. This website listing does not constitute or convey approval from Gunnison Gold Prospecting Company to mine or prospect the claim in any capacity. Mineral theft is a Federal offense and is prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law as listed in the 1872 Federal Mining Laws.
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