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Colorado 40 acre $350/mo MiningClaim Creek

Sold: 40 Acres Priced At $3,500 (USD)
Grand County, Grand Lake, Colorado, United States
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This is a legally registered, unpatented, 40 acre placer gold Mining Claim for sale, the Middle Supply Creek Gold #1, with Middle Supply Creek running thru the claim.
The very cool lakefront town of Grand Lake is down the road.
Easy creek access by the road, and follow creek into the claim thru beautiful forest and prospecting seclusion.

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Gold Prices now over $1600 per ounce

To purchase our claim, the process would be, I would need your name(s) and address where I would scan and email you a signed contract, and which payment option you choose:

Total price of $3500, that can be paid in one full payment where your ownership is then transferred after receiving payment,
or $3500, paying $500 per month for 7 months,
or $4200, paying $350 per month for 12 months.

Owner financing, No credit check. No interest charged. No down payment.
You can use the claim as yours while making monthly payments.
Ownership transfer after final monthly payment.
A signed contract will precede payment.

I am a retired teacher, and got into prospecting as a hobby with my family.
I am 69 and my wife 66, and we have gained the experience to select the best areas to locate claims.

We feel we are selling more than the gold and minerals on beautiful land.
You would be acquiring an experience that will give you a good feel for what the old time prospectors must have felt during the days of the original Colorado Gold Rush.

Besides gold, this area is also known for having precious and semi-precious gemstones, including the state named gemstone aquamarine, and gems such as turquoise, crystals, opals, topaz, amethyst, and smoky quartz.

This is an ideal place to own a mining claim, being only 25 minutes from the very cool lake town of Grand Lake. Though you are out in the wilderness, all the necessities are only a short drive away.
Outdoor activity does not stop here in the Winter.
Grand Lake is known as the snowmobiling capital of Colorado.

Our claims here are in the area of Apiatan Mountain, which is known as a source for placer gold that is then from the mountain’s east side, deposited into these creeks from the Winter snowfall thaw.
There are nice cleared camping spots on side roads off of the main claim road.
The bends in the creek make for excellent gold catching areas.
Stillwater Campground on Grand Lake is also nearby.
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For the possibility of constructing any building you or others could live in, you need to file a Plan of Operation with the BLM for approval, showing you have developed a “full-time operation” performing “diligent mining.”
You do not need a plan, permission nor a permit to camp and prospect.
You do not need to be a full time prospector to file a Plan for a shed type structure.

A mining claim is an affordable way to enjoy the beauty of the land combined with the adventure of panning for gold.

If within one year you are not satisfied with your claim, you can trade for another comparable claim, just paying the BLM and County transfer fees which will be about $125.

Claim buyer will also receive a new, free, Gold Panning Kit:
One 14 inch Gold Trap pan; One 10.5 inch Gravity Trap pan, One combination sifter/classifier with 7/16 of an inch exit holes, One Gold Guzzler snuffer bottle, One Tweezers/ Magnifying Glass combo tool, One booklet titled "How to Find Gold", and Two plastic bottles.

Locals are aware of the gold panning potential in Middle Supply Creek, and the whole county area has a number of prospectors owning and working their claims for years.

With an approved BLM Plan of Operation, a building can be built on the land: any building that benefits and improves the claim, though you cannot live on a mining claim.
As stated by the BLM, this can be the "construction of a building, road, fence, or enclosure necessary for mining."
Current usage, is what the BLM calls, Casual Use: panning, shovel, rock hammer, metal detector, creek powered sluice box, where no permission nor permit is needed to camp and prospect.

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 Middle Supply Creek. Prospected by early settlers, this creek is still considered to contain placer gold.

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 Middle Supply Creek just 25 minutes to the town of Grand Lake, 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 Middle Supply Creek Gold #1, with 1320 feet of beautiful Middle Supply Creek running thru the claim 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.

40 acres = 1320 ft. x 1320 ft.

Camp on your claim or nearby national forest campgrounds.
A claim owner does not need permission nor a permit to camp and prospect.
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.

On trips to the claim, 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 $1200/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 $200/ounce in just this past year.

You are allowed to post No Trespassing for Prospecting signs in and around the claim.
A mining claim owner may limit or restrict public recreational use of/or public access across claims or portions of claims that are actively used for prospecting, mining, or processing operations where public recreational use of a claim would endanger or materially interfere with legitimate mining pursuits.

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 Colorado’s 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:

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
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.
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.
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.
This claim has direct legal road access on a good County dirt road, with areas for camping, and gold discovered in surface prospecting.

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 us, as we are the original claim locators.

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 $330. 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, 2020.
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.

The Middle Supply Creek Gold #1, is a gold placer mining claim, ideally situated on Middle Supply Creek, surrounded by beautiful Rocky Mountain ranges.

Your 40 acres is the SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 27, Township 4 North, Range 76 West, 6th Prime Meridian, known as the Middle Supply Creek Gold #1 mining claim, in the Rocky Mountains. Claim Number CMC293858

Just 25 minutes from the very cool lake town of Grand Lake. Take US-34 going SW out of Grand Lake, then North on County Hwy 4, then continue straight north on County Hwy 455 which is the claim road, then using mining claim gps coordinates to the claim, listed below.
Is about 4.1 miles from the Hwy 4/FR 455 junction to the claim entrance on 455.

The claim location monument has a 4 foot wooden post near the creek, with copy of Location Notice attached, as required by the Bureau of Land Management.

The creek 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.
Additional Features:

Flatter camping areas on the claim.
Year round Middle Supply Creek on the claim for panning.
Fishing in Middle Supply 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.

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.

To purchase our claim, the process would be, I would need your name(s) and address where I would scan and email you a signed contract, and which payment option you choose:

Total price of $3500, that can be paid in one full payment where your ownership is then transferred after receiving payment,
or $3500, paying $500 per month for 7 months,
or $4200, paying $350 per month for 12 months.

Owner financing, No credit check. No interest charged. No down payment.
You can use the claim as yours while making monthly payments.
Ownership transfer after final monthly payment.
A signed contract will precede payment.

After receiving final 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.


"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 10 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, and LandsofAmerica.
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.

GPS Coordinates:
Middle Supply Creek Gold #1

NW 40.2755, -105.88569
NE 40.2755, -105.88109
SW 40.27159, -105.88569
SE 40.27159, -105.88109

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How to successfully pan for gold

Use of creek powered sluice box

One of many places to sell your gold findings

Visitor’s Guide to Colorado Gemstones

Nearby town of Grand Lake

Stillwater Pass

Nearby town of Granby

Granby area attractions

Grand County Information

A great Grand Lakefront place to stay

Hot Sulphur Springs Resort

Williams Fork Reservoir

Lake Granby

Shadow Mountain Lake

Winter Park Ski Resort

Arapaho National Forest

Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge

Rocky Mountain National Park

Hiking Grand County

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Land Uses & Features
Recreational Property • Waterfront • Investment Property • Hunting Land • Mountain Real Estate • For Sale By Owner (FSBO) • Riverfront • Creek • Wooded • Views

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Property Location
City/Town: Grand Lake
County: Grand County
Zip/Postal Code: 80447
State / Province:   Colorado
Country: United States
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Owner / Agent / Sellers Information

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

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Middle Supply Creek, claim creek
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Town of Grand Lake

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