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40 acres Colorado Gold MiningClaim w/Creek

For Sale: 40 Acres Priced At $3,950 (USD)
Grand County, Granby, Colorado, United States
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This is a legally registered, 40 acre gold Mining Claim for sale.
Total price of $3950.
A signed contract will precede payment.
I am a retired teacher, and got into prospecting as a hobby with my family.

The 40 acre claim adjacent east to this one, when buy this Upper Kauffman Creek Gold #1, Upper Kauffman Creek Gold #2 can also be purchased for $3000, if want 80 acres of claims together for then a total of $6950.

Upper Kauffman Creek runs thru the claim, as well as another creek branch, to double your prospecting potential. A nice, cleared camping spot is on the claim road.
Upper Kauffman Creek is Kauffman Creek that flows west to east to this area, known by locals as Upper Kauffman Creek where this claim is located.

Locals are aware of the gold panning potential in Upper Kauffman Creek, and now that we have located our claims there, I know of no other accessible areas available.
Note from another prospector on another part of Kauffman Creek on his weekend experience:
I used my sluice box in Kauffman Creek. I dug one hole along the bank down to a blue clay layer. I only ran about 6 quarter full buckets of unclassified material. I got fine gold and a bunch of black sand. It was a nice rate of recovery for only a short time. It is a beautiful place too with some nice camping areas.

According to geologists, placer gold deposits are present in nearly every creek in this Rocky Mountain area. This area in particular is surrounded by gold-bearing creeks, including Upper Kauffman Creek. Prospected by early settlers, both are still considered to contain placer gold.

Camp on your claim on a large, cleared camping area on the claim just off the claim road.
Large enough for any size RV.

Mining Claims as an investment: if you purchase a claim from us, at no charge, I would help you if you ever decided to sell in the future.
Mining Claims are a great investment, as claims go up in value over time, just as land does.
This is also an area where you can explore and prospect for gems off the creek on your claim.

This is an historical area for gold prospecting, on Upper Kauffman Creek just 25 minutes to the town of Granby, 45 minutes from the cool ski town of Winter Park, and about 30 miles to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Claim area has a number of nearby beautiful lakes, see listing pictures.
The area also has two state wildlife areas, with great opportunities for wildlife viewing.

Owning a mining claim is having access to a lifetime of great family fun and recreation, in a very beautiful, natural setting.

This is a 40 acre unpatented, gold mining placer claim, the Upper Kauffman Creek Gold #1, with beautiful Upper Kauffman Creek running thru the claim and a 2nd creek branch, and is in Grand County, Colorado, in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, and the Arapaho National Forest. The claim is legally registered with the Bureau of Land Management out of Lakewood, CO and Grand County. You own the mineral rights, not sharing with others, on the 40 acres, and use your 40 acres recreationally for camping and prospecting in an awesome, beautiful area.

With an approved BLM Plan of Operation, a building could be built on the land: any building that benefits and improves the claim, though you cannot live on a mining claim. Current usage, is what the BLM calls, Casual Use: panning, shovel, rock hammer, metal detector, creek powered sluice box.
You can prospect as little or as much as you like.
Now that we have located the claim, you never have to declare to the BLM any gold or gems you find.

When we located the claim over one weekend, we gathered in and around the creek, approx. 1/4 of an ounce of gold, being worth about $300. As the BLM does not specify the amount of gold to be found to locate a claim other than gold needs to be discovered, we use this amount for a 40 acre claim as a projection of good gold potential. Someone with more time may find more. Gold prices are over $1300/ounce. Though we could never guarantee what you will find, we did locate this claim in an historically rich area for gold prospecting.
Gold has gone up over $100/ounce in just this past year.
With current gold prices being over $1300 per ounce, when you find your first 3 ounces of gold, you will have paid for your claim.

You are allowed to post No Trespassing for Prospecting signs around the claim.
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40 acres = 1,742,400 sq., feet., parcel size of 1320 ft. x 1320 ft.
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Grand County is brimming with natural beauty, adventure, and authentic Colorado heritage. Each town has its own distinct character and story to tell. Home to Colorados largest natural lake, Grand Lake, and the headwaters of the Colorado River, Grand County offers the most accessible water for recreation in Colorado. Only 67 miles from Denver, Grand County is the ultimate getaway for a genuine Colorado experience.
Search for riches continues in Grand County where Gold Rush miners left off. In 1875 silver, lead, copper, and gold ore were discovered in the Never Summer Range, less than 20 miles from the shores of Grand Lake. A mining boom soon echoed across the region, creating such towns as Gaskill, Dutchtown, Teller City, and Lulu City. Mines like the Ruby, Eureka, Bonanza, and the Wolverine brought eager miners from Georgetown, Denver, and points east.

People in Grand County have mastered the art of relaxation. It would only seem natural, given the spectacular surroundings and the away-from-it-all tranquility of the valleys.
Known for its outdoor activities means Grand County offers ways of restoring sore muscles with the right dose of hot springs soaking, spa treatment, and even a few sips of local vino.
So if you find yourself in need of a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, come on up to Grand County.

Nearby Towns:

Winter Park
The town of Winter Park is home to the Winter Park Resort, Colorado's longest continually operated ski resort.
The area also has abundant cross-country skiing opportunities, and in the spring and summer, Winter Park is known for mountain biking, concerts, hiking, and fishing. This and the many pubs and restaurants make for a fun filled visit.
Granby
Granby was founded in 1905. The town was named after attorney Granby Hillyer, who worked to lay out the town site. Granby was created along the railroad being build by Denver, Northwestern, & Pacific. The site was chosen because of the dry ground and great views of the surrounding Rocky Mountains.
Grand Lake
Grand Lake was established by pioneers in 1879 and incoproated in 1944; the first settler-prospector was Joseph L. Wescott. Grand Lake Town & Improvement Company as a mining settlement founded Grand Lake, but as the mines played out, beautiful Grand Lake and tourism became the focus of the town.
Hot Sulphur Springs
Hot Sulphur Springs, founded in 1860, is named for the famous and refreshing hot spring in the area. In the past, Ute and Arapaho tribes used the hot springs as their healing waters.
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This claim has direct legal road access from a maintained county paved road, onto a good Forest Service dirt road, with areas for camping, and gold discovered in surface prospecting.
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A transfer of ownership is a sale of legal, exclusive ownership of a mining claim site. To be a legally recorded claim, gold had to be found on the claim, which was completed by me, as I am the original claim locator.
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Your ownership is legally conveyed via a Quit Claim deed, and legally recorded with the BLM and Grand County. A Quit Claim deed is the required legal document per the BLM. Each year, on or before September 1st, you need to file a simple form with the Bureau of Land Management, along with $310. By doing this, you keep the claim forever. Need 2 or more names on your deed. You must be a current US citizen with a US address to own a mining claim in the US.
I have paid the fee for this year, not due again until September 1, 2018.
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An unpatented mining claim is a specific parcel of federal land, valuable for a specific mineral deposit or deposits. It is a parcel for which an individual has asserted a legal right of possession and the right to develop and extract a discovered, valuable, mineral deposit.
Mining claims are real property that you can buy, sell, or inherit. After proving the existence of valuable minerals on the land, the claim is legally recorded with the Bureau of Land Management and Grand County.
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The Upper Kauffman Creek Gold #1, is a gold placer mining claim, ideally situated on Upper Kauffman Creek, surrounded by beautiful Rocky Mountain ranges.
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Your 40 acres is the NW 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 28, Township 4 North, Range 77 West, 6th Prime Meridian, known as the Upper Kauffman Creek Gold #1 mining claim, in the Rocky Mountains.
Claim Number CMC289824

About 1 hour 45 minutes from Denver to Granby, via I-70 W and US-40 W, then CO-125 north to 4 east, to 458 south.
GPS at 4/458 intersection: 40.31683, -106.03929
Then about 4 miles south to the claim, using GPS corner coordinates below, and maps on the listing.

You can also go taking Forest Service Road 121.1 east off of Highway 125 following Kauffman Creek, to 458 north, then about 5 miles north to the claim.
Best time to access: late Spring thru beginning of winter snowfall.

The claim location monument has a 4 foot wooden post near the creek, with copy of Location Notice attached, as required by the State of Colorado.
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The creeks on the claim is a unique advantage for gold prospecting.
Gold always occurs in gravels in the metallic state and when so found has various physical characteristics. Gold is dense and heavy, it has a characteristic metallic color, and it is soft and easily malleable (it is easily formed by hammering). These are the characteristics used by prospectors to identify gold in the field.
Placer gold occurs on the claim as small grains derived from gossan formed by weathering, and oxidation of the gold, copper and iron rich veins. Gold also occurs as grains flakes and small nuggets derived from the erosion of mineralized fault zones on, and upstream from the claim.
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Additional Features:

Nice camping areas on the claim.
Year round Upper Kauffman Creek on the claim for panning as well as a 2nd creek branch.
Trout fishing in Upper Kauffman Creek
Beautiful Rock specimens for you Rock Hounds, as this also is a gem prospecting area. Located in one of the most beautiful mountain areas in the US.
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The Federal Government owns the land.
You are purchasing the mineral rights.
Prospect, explore, on the whole 40 acres.
You can camp on a claim while prospecting.
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TERMS:
This is a legally registered, 40 acre gold Mining Claim for sale.
Total price of $3950.
A signed contract will precede payment.
A free prospecting kit will be sent to you with your purchase.

The 40 acre claim adjacent east to this one, when buy this Upper Kauffman Creek Gold #1,
Upper Kauffman Creek Gold #2 can also be purchased for $3000, if want 80 acres of claims together for then a total of $6950.

After receiving payment, your ownership of the 40 acre claim will be legally recorded with the local Bureau of Land Management and Grand County. The quit claim deed is the correct document to be recorded for a mining claim, as stated by the BLM. This is not a sharing with others of your 40 acre claim.

COMMENTS FROM SATISFIED CLAIM BUYERS:

"Living in Colorado, the purchase of our mining claim from you has been great for family fun and recreation. We have camped overnight a number of times, and panned for gold in the creek. We were even able to find gold flakes on several of our attempts. Thank you so much!."

"We purchased a 40 acre claim in California from Mr. Leu. Our claim is everything he told us it would be: Beautiful area, great for family camping outings, and, we have found gold while panning in the creek on our claim. We could not be happier with our purchase!"

"We purchased 2 mining claims from Michael Leu over the last 2 years, one in California, and one In Colorado. We have been to our claims on several occasions, and we could not be happier! They are exactly as described, and our camping on our claims and prospecting in the creek on each claim is the highlight of our vacations. You can trust Mr. Leu. If you are looking for a great time in the awesome beauty of the west, buying a mining claim from Mr. Leu will be a blessing."

And just a note of encouragement for you if purchase:
My wife and I have located, prospected on, and sold mining claims in
California, Colorado, & Arizona, going on now for over 8 years.
You can trust we will process your notarized deeds correctly and quickly.
In that mining claims are processed thru the Bureau of Land Management, a
Federal Govt. agency, not following thru per our legally signed contract, would be a federal crime. I certainly will do what I say, and would never put myself nor my wife in any legal jeopardy.
Also, we have sold properties on 5 sites online for over 10 years:
Landsalelistings, Landwatch, LandandFarm, LandsofAmerica, and LandFlip.
Our continued good status on these sites is due to our always following thru, as just one time we would not, we would not be allowed to sell on these sites ever again.

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GPS Coordinates:
Upper Kauffman Creek Gold #1

NW 40.2805, -106.02180
NE 40.2805, -106.01670
SW 40.27653, -106.02180
SE 40.27653, -106.01670

Area Information Links: Copy & Paste to Browser

How to successfully pan for gold
http://www.wikihow.com/Pan-for-Gold

Use of creek powered sluice box
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkVVNzBB0RM

Nearby town of Granby
http://www.townofgranby.com/

Granby area attractions
https://www.flipsnack.com/townofgranby/granby-visitors-guide.html

Grand County Information
http://www.visitgrandcounty.com/discover-grand-county/

Hot Sulphur Springs Resort
http://hotsulphursprings.com

Williams Fork Reservoir
http://www.anglerguide.com/colorado/williams.html

Lake Granby
http://www.visitgrandcounty.com/discover-grand-county/towns-and-map/granby.html

Grand Lake
http://grandlakechamber.com

Shadow Mountain Lake
http://www.recreation.gov/recreationalAreaDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&recAreaId=9

Winter Park Ski Resort
http://www.winterparkresort.com/the-mountain/index.aspx

Arapaho National Forest
http://www.fs.usda.gov/arp

Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arapaho_National_Wildlife_Refuge

Rocky Mountain National Park
http://www.nps.gov/romo/index.htm

Hiking Grand County
http://www.visitgrandcounty.com/activities/summer/hiking-and-backpacking.html

Visit Grand County Pictures
http://www.visitgrandcounty.com/gallery/photo-gallery.html

For more information visit:
www.landsalelistings.com/usa/ohio/sellers/michael-le...

Land Uses & Features
Recreational Property • Waterfront • Investment Property • Hunting Land • Horse Farm • Mountain Real Estate • For Sale By Owner (FSBO) • Creek • Wooded • Views • Private Land • Mining Claim mineral rights

PDF Documents / Brochures
Open Document   BLM registered map pdf file
Open Document   Claim GPS corners map pdf file
Open Document   Satellite view camping spot pdf file
Open Document   2 Driving Routes, from the north & the south pdf file

Property Location
Address:
City/Town: Granby
County: Grand
Zip/Postal Code: 80446
State / Province:   Colorado
Country: United States
   
Property Location Map, GPS Coordinates & Directions
 
Directions To Property:
About 1 hour 45 minutes from Denver to Granby, via I-70 W and US-40 W, then CO-125 north to 4 east, to 458 south.
GPS at 4/458 intersection: 40.31683, -106.03929
Then about 4 miles south to the claim, using GPS corner coordinates below, and maps on the listing.

You can also go taking Forest Service Road 121.1 east off of Highway 125 following Kauffman Creek, to 458 north, then about 5 miles north to the claim.
Best time to access: late Spring thru beginning of winter snowfall.

GPS Coordinates:
Upper Kauffman Creek Gold #1

NW 40.2805, -106.02180
NE 40.2805, -106.01670
SW 40.27653, -106.02180
SE 40.27653, -106.01670

Owner / Agent / Sellers Information

Name: Michael Leu
Address: 7705 St. James Dr.
Mentor, Ohio
44060, United States


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LSL Listing ID: 45053

Upper Kauffman Creek, claim creek
Upper Kauffman Creek, claim creek


Claim creek
Claim creek


Claim creek
Claim creek


Another prospector on another part of the creek dredging for gold
Another prospector on another part of the creek dredging for gold


Claim location post with location notice
Claim location post with location notice


Satellite view camping area on the claim
Satellite view camping area on the claim


BLM registered map
BLM registered map


Claim GPS corners map
Claim GPS corners map


2 driving routes to the claim
2 driving routes to the claim


Claim road
Claim road


Lake Granby
Lake Granby


Grand Lake
Grand Lake


Shadow Mountain Lake
Shadow Mountain Lake


Williams Fork Reservoir
Williams Fork Reservoir


We go where the gold is!
We go where the gold is!


Portable creek powered sluice
Portable creek powered sluice


Grand County location map
Grand County location map


Free Prospector Kit when purchase this claim.
Free Prospector Kit when purchase this claim.



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