This patented gold mine is located in the Blewett Mining District. This district discovered around the 1860's . Mining from mid-sized companies, and later small scale miners has been almost a constant since the district was discovered. This property for sale is in the heart of the district. Very high grade pockets have been removed in the past from this mining area. Ore running $10,000.00 to $60,000.00 per ton at $20.00 per ounce gold has been found. This property has maybe about 150 - 200 feet of tunneling, divided between several different workings. There is no major development on this patent, making this property wide open for future gold exploration for the small miner.
Patented gold mine in central Washington state. This property is about 4.25 ac. in size. Located in a great area of mining history and millions in gold production. The properties adjoining this property for sale on the east and the north, have produced millions in gold.
In late 1979 miners found a small pocket on this property worth about $6,000.00 dollars. At the time gold was about $350.00 per ounce. At today's price of $1,775.00 opt. gold. This would be over $30,000.00 USD. This pocket was maybe 3 buckets in size. Yes, I saw this pocket, and panned the ore. It was rich !
Also in the 1970's and early 80's, it's been stated that ore running about 25 opt gold was removed and milled. The above mentioned pocket, and this high grade ore are from the property for sale.
It is a steep 4x4 road about 1.1 miles off a paved highway. It's about 30 minutes to town for groceries, gasoline, parts and hardware. Entertainment and great pub's and restaurants are available.
The property is subject to a 4% NSR royalty. The buyer will own 100% surface rights, and 96% of mineral rights. $47,900.00