I sold claims close to this one for $5000 - $7000, the buyers called me and thanked me for selling it to him because he easily found gold and it is very easy to get to.
Others have also contacted me letting me know this is a Gold Rich Area.
You are bidding on the Full Price on an Unpatented Placer Mining Gold Claim in the Historic North Fork River District in Oregon State. The Historic Placer Claim in Grant County Oregon is in the North East of the state. The North Fork River District has a documented record of gold deposits. This claim is located on the North Fork John River right next to a Road and Camp Site on Claim. Easy Drive From Local Town.
NORTH FORK DISTRICT: The North Fork district includes the drainage area of the North Fork of the John Day River and Desolation Creek between lat 44045' and 45000' N. and long 118015' and 118055' W. This is a placer district that dates back to the early 1860's. The total minimum production to 1914 at $893,000 in gold (about 43,000 ounces); since then, lots more ounces have been reported from the district. The principal mines were the French Diggings and the North Fork. At the French Diggings both moraine and stream gravels were mined, and at the North Fork a gold-bearing terminal moraine was mined.
This is a great claim on the historically rich North Fork John River where large gold nuggets are still being found. The river runs strong all year with annual floods bringing in new gold every year. This is a rare opportunity to own Placera claim on the River, the entire stretch is claimed. It has a great riverside campsite and easy access to the North Fork John River. Bring the whole family and enjoy hiking, fishing, camping, as well as finding your fortune! Opportunities abound for panning, sluicing, metal detecting, and highbanking. Summertime temperatures here range from night time lows in the 50s to day time highs in the 80s to 90s.
Easy hike down to river.
Local gravels on bedrock.
Medium to deep water.
Mining level: Recreational to intermediate.
Quiet and safe area; very beautiful.
Children and senior friendly - fun for all! .
The gravel is rich in gold and has been targeted by miners since the Gold Rush. Free gold is present in the hillsides and has been concentrating in the creeks that drain them. Prospectors using metal detectors have also recovered nuggets from the hillsides.
This is what we will do:
Upon full payment, + Plus $250 fee. We will send you a Quitclaim deed naming you as the new owner for this mining claim. All fee's and documents required by the BLM have been filed for this assessment year. You will need to file either an annual maintenance fee or an affidavit of the performance of annual work ($10.00), with a waiver form with the BLM before September 1st, 2018. And each following year. If you fail to file the paperwork properly, the BLM will close the claim. We will include the required forms to maintain the claim in good standing with the BLM, and send you copies of the following;
1. GPS coordinates to get you there.
2. You will receive the BLM recorded "Quitclaim Deed" after the claim is paid in full and you will receive the Deed 4-6 weeks later.
I accept certified check or money orders only.We now accept credit cards and debit cards. Payment is due within 24 hours after Auctions Ends. Mailing of Quit Claim deed to the buyer may take up to 3 weeks after payment clears. Serious Bidders Only.