Utah Mining Claims

Utah Mining Claims for Sale

Many people don't think of Utah as a mining state, but Utah has over 150 mining districts, with some of the most notable producing millions of ounces of gold. The Gold Hill Mining District produced over 25,900 ounces of gold. The Bingham Mining District has produced over 25 million ounces of gold. The Mercur Mining District produced over 2.6 million ounces of gold. The Tintic Mining District 2.7 million ounces of gold. Utah’s rich mining legacy use to be found all over, with thousands of old mine shafts and adits, historic structures such as headframes and buildings, and tailings. The BLM estimates that there are approximately 10,697  abandoned mines on public land in Utah.

  • Historic Pyramid Mine – 20 acre lode claim – Juab County, Utah

    Historic Pyramid Mine – 20 acre lode claim – Juab County, Utah

    The Pyramid claim is located 38 miles outside of Nephi, Utah. These are some of the oldest mines in the West Tintic district, thought to be the same Pyramid mines that were discovered and worked by Porter Rockwell. Good ore is still seen throughout the workings. This historic mine is a prime candidate for high-grading and possible further development.

    $18,000.00

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Current Mining Claims in the Western United States

Arizona

California

Colorado

  • Historic Montezuma Gold Mine – lode claim – San Miguel County, Colorado

    Historic Montezuma Gold Mine – lode claim – San Miguel County, Colorado

    The Montezuma-Carribeau Mine is set in the heart of Colorado's historic Ophir Mining District. There are over 67,800' of workings in this mine. That is 12.8 miles of drifting, crosscuts, raises and winzes. Between 1881 and 1913 the mine recovered an estimated 50,000 ounces of gold.

    $39,000.00
  • Historic Hughes Gold Mine – 20 acre lode claim – Gunnison, Colorado

    Historic Hughes Gold Mine – 20 acre lode claim – Gunnison, Colorado

    The Hughes mine is a remote, rich, old, gold mine. The mine and camp are set at the base of a small canyon. The old workshop and miners cabin are still standing. It appears that the last time the mine was worked was the late 1950s, likely a small, high-grade operation, with never more than 8 individuals working the mine; judging by the four bunk-beds in the cabin.

Idaho

  • Historic Homestake Gold Mines – Two 20 acre lode claims – Sun Valley, Idaho

    Historic Homestake Gold Mines – Two 20 acre lode claims – Sun Valley, Idaho

    These 2 lode claims cover the Homestake mines, a large group of old silver and gold mines. The mines reported conservative reserves of silver in 1929, at $200,000. This pricing with Silver at .53 an ounce means that there is an estimated reserve of 377,358 ounces. In today's values, that silver is worth $7,547,169.00. Plenty of history here, with a lot of ore still inside the mines.

    $46,000.00

Montana

  • Aurora Gold Mine – 20 acre lode claim – Jefferson County, Montana

    Aurora Gold Mine – 20 acre lode claim – Jefferson County, Montana

    The Aurora Gold mine is a lost treasures that has been nearly completely forgotten about. Although its history notes it as a very substantial gold producing property, it sits hidden back in the trees, and what people cannot see, they forget. The Aurora was a complex of a few thousand feet of underground workings. It boasted a few fine tipples. Rail cars and a small tram system.

    $22,000.00
  • Historic Park Mine – 20 acre lode claim – Coolidge, Montana

    Historic Park Mine – 20 acre lode claim – Coolidge, Montana

    The Park mine is one of several rich mines in Montana's Pioneer mountains. It's located just 1/3 mile from the its neighbor, the massive Elkhorn mine, and works into the same mineralized faults. The tailings we saw from the Park were amazingly rich. Samples taken by the U.S. Bureau of Mines in 1995 ran from 1.05 to 5.8 ounces of gold per ton.

    $51,000.00

Nevada

  • Historic Gila Monster Mine – 20 acre lode claim – Tonopah, Nevada

    Historic Gila Monster Mine – 20 acre lode claim – Tonopah, Nevada

    The Gila Monster is a large, working gold mine that has quite simply, just dropped off the maps. The Gila Monster was located in the late 1800’s and operated through 1942, producing mainly gold that was separated on site. The mining camp here included 2 cabins, ore loading bins and machinery.

    $22,000.00

New Mexico

Oregon

Wyoming

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