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Arkansas River Claim 40 Acre Placer   $11,250

This claim is located just North of Buena Vista, CO and have easy access from either State Hwy 24 or County Road 371.  40 acres unpatented Placer Claim on the water within the known gold producing area of the Arkansas River.  Access is easy as this claim is between State Hwy 24 and Co. Rd 371.

The adjoining 20 acre placer is also available for purchase.    

Most portions of the Arkansas River which are available for mineral entry and are known as historic producers are claimed.  This is a rare chance to acquire a high quality 40 acre placer.

Please click on the thumbnails below for maps of this property.

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Links Found On The Internet Regarding Gold Near These Claims:

http://www.lornet.com/prospector/articles/arkansasriver.htm

http://coloradogoldminer.com/placer-mining-on-the-arkansas-river/

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1018822/gold_panning_in_colorado.html?cat=16

Chaffee County Borders the Continental Divide near central Colorado. Chaffee County produced 370,000 gold ounces, largely from lode mines, but with small amounts from placers and base metal mines. The main area of interest is in the gravel bars and benches all along the Arkansas River from Buena Vista southeast 25 miles to the Fremont County line and near Granite, which is close to the county line 15 miles northwest of Salida. There are many placers. In Lost Canyon Gulch, Chalk Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Pine Creek, Bertscheys Gulch, Cold Run Gulch, Gilson Gulch, Oregon Gulch, and Ritchey's Patch, you will find rich history and all had abundant placer workings. There are many small mines scattered throughout County that produced lode and by-product gold.