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Seller: waterruns81 (152) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 123529982085 20 Acre, Placer Gold Mining Claim CORNUCOPIA / BAKER CITY OREGON Click any image to see it full size Item Description You are bidding on the full purchase price on a Unpatented Placer Mining Gold Claim in Baker County, Oregon State. The claims location is on the East Fork Eagle Creek. Eagle Creek District The Eagle Creek district is in the southern end of the Wallowa Mountains. The boundaries of this district overlap those of the Cornucopia district, and rightly so, for the gold- bearing gravels of the Eagle Creek district were derived from the Cornucopia stock. Mining began in this district in the early 1860's when placers along Eagle Creek were worked. Those along Paddy Creek were worked also, but most of the gold production was from lodes and some was a byproduct of copper ore. The Sanger mine, the largest producer in the district, yielded an estimated $11.2 million in gold from auriferous quartz veins. The total early production of the district was estimated at $1,687,400 (about 82,000 ounces) in gold. This district includes practically all of the drainage of Eagle Creek, together with the territory south and west of Sanger, which slopes towards lower Powder River and is drained by Balm and Goose Creeks. The elevation varies from 3500 feet on the lower creeks to 8000 feet on East Eagle Creek. Practically the entire district is covered with timber; only occasional small areas are barren. The steep slopes and high ridges which form the upper drainage area of Eagle Creek are made up of various sediments and old volcanic flows in considerable complexity. The lower foothills from near Sparta west to North Powder, where they are not covered by Columbia basalt, are seen to be made up almost entirely of greenstones. The country rock of the area is chiefly Triassic greenstone and limestone cut by granitic and diabasic dikes. The veins contain pyrite, chalcopyrite, shpalerite, galena and free gold in a gangue of quartz and some calcite. Eagle Creek is an important stream with several branches that head far back into the Wallowa range. Upon these, several branches which reach even to the western limits of the Cornucopia mining district are many quartz veins and placer deposits. The two branches of Eagle Creek which have received the most attention in lode and placer mining are East Eagle and Paddy creeks. The placer mines of Eagle creek have been worked since the late 1860’s and each summer some placer mining is done. There are benches of heavy gravel up to 100 feet above the stream. These benches have been worked to some degree from below the mouth of Paddy creek to a few miles upstream beyond the mouth of East Eagle creek. Our 20-acre placer mining claim is located a few miles Nothwest Backer City a large town. This drainage has had abundant placer mining history from both bedrock and older Tertiary gravel deposits from the Creek. Some of the amenities are: Short walk to creek. Local gravels on bedrock. Abundant, thick older gravel deposits. Tree roots & grass clumps, downed trees, logs, etc. Medium to shallow water. Mining level: Recreational to intermediate. Quiet and safe area; very beautiful. Children and senior friendly - fun for all! Claim Info: 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 of 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 , with a waiver form with the BLM before September 1st, 2019. 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. Payment Details 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. Profile | State/Province: Colorado, Seller State of Residence: New York

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