Cross Creek 003
Unpatented Placer Claim
CMC # 106319449
Tincup Mining District
Gunnison County, Colorado
Price: 8,500 USD
Buy the Cross Creek 003 Unpatented Placer Claim for 8,500 USD outright.
(1) Finance in house with a down payment of 3,400 USD and a monthly payment of 234.75 USD for 24 months.
Gold, Silver, & Lead
Nugget, Flake, & Fines
Ideal For 2 Inch Suction Dredge
The Cross Creek 003 Unpatented Placer Claim is located in the Union Park Drainage, specifically on Cross Creek. Cross creek is a known gold bearing stream with lode deposits upstream and placer workings throughout the creek on a small scale.
This claim has good access, camping onsite, and an easily locatable stream to bring equipment in. Additionally, the claim also features numerous prospect pits and old miners cabins within the claim boundary lines.
Traditional small scale placer workings are evident onsite adjacent to the creek. Large pieces of quartz float have been located on the claim.
Due to the relatively narrow stream width a 2 inch suction dredge or large high banker is recommended for this claim.
Dispersed Camping is allowed on the claim for up to 14 continuous days.
Upstream from Cross Creek 003 Claim is the Cross Mountain Mine and Wahl Lode, these lode deposits are thought to be the source of the alluvial gold found within Cross Creek.
4WD Pickup Truck accessible via dirt Forest Service RD approximately 5 miles from the 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.
Recommended Gold Recovery Methods
Dredging, High Banking, Sluicing, Gold Panning
Land Ownership Status
Satellite Claim Boundary Overlay
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 003 Unpatented Placer Claim CMC# 106319449 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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