The Outlet Tunnel was originally covered by the Ada group of claims, as noted by Emmons and Larsen in 1923. The mines of Creede have a rich history. Donations are appreciated. The Outlet tunnel, which pierces Campbell Mountain at an elevation of 9,600 feet, is driven northwest for 1,172 feet and was designed to prospect two small veins that crop out on the ridge above. Creede, Colorado . This parcel sits on the high side of Hinshaw drive close to public easement for access to the Rio Grande. The claims address all portals and existing workings which have been developed over the past 120 years. • Protective Covenants Protect Your Property Values 2 adit. Deep Creek. Minerals of Creede, Colorado showcases the Geology Museum's collections of specimens from the Creede District, one of Colorado's most distinctive mining districts.To see the full collection, visit Minerals of Creede, Colorado, in Mines Geology Museum's digital Mineral Specimens community, Digital Collections of Colorado.. The mines of Creede, Colorado are famous around the world for their incredible variety and quality of mineral formations, along with breath-taking views and incredible support buildings that still stand today. The price of silver plummeted, and most of the silver mines were closed. This is a legally registered, 20 acre gold Mining Claim for sale. Historically the site has been associated with the Creed Mining District which is now part of the Rio Grande National Forest. For several years the company extracted ore left by the previous operation and sent it to the Soloman Mill for concentration. Creede never became a ghost town, although the boom was over and its population declined. Exploring the Abandoned Commodore Mill & Mine near Creede, Colorado 3/2018 Thank you! Skinner and others owned the claims. 23.49 acres combined with several building sites to choose from. The Holy Moses #2: There are no noted reserves, blocked or inferred, but there are also no geological maps of the area or mining company documents that speak to the development. It contained a vast of Amethyst Vein ore, and quickly became of Creede’s biggest producers. Located less than two miles outside of Creede, Colorado. Located 1.3 miles off of the bachelor loop and 4x4 with low gear accessible. Asking $200,000. This mine was apparently inactive for most of the first half of the 20th century. The emerald mine held by the company is rich in reserves and the product quality is very g …, Previously Producing Patented Gold Mine for Sale in the USA. Box 10022, Santa Ana, C A 92711, Henry Muir- President). Production size when active was considered to be small. - .25 Acre Owner Financing- Water, sewer, electric and phone to the lot line - Only 1.5 miles from Creede - Walk or bike to town via a scenic pathway - Minutes to the Rio Grande River - Short walk to Mineral County Fairgrounds, Mountain Valley Estates is an community with amenities of water and sewer already in place. Build the perfect (...), Big price reduction!!! At tunnel 1 of the Holy Moses mine the footwall is the Willow Creek rhyolite and the hanging wall the Campbell Mountain rhyolite. Just off of Deep Creek Road you find this beautiful building site. The small mining town of Creede is located in scenic southwestern Colorado, just north of the Rio Grande River and east of the San Juan Mountains. The two small veins exposed on the cliff above are supposed to be cut in the tunnel. • Great Lot with Awesome Views, Lovely 35.25 acre parcel with meandering creek frontage. Great view are afforded in any direction. 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The Holy Moses Extension property has a well documented history of production which waned while silver prices ebbed and dipped. The elevation of the portal is 9,850 feet, or about 550 feet higher than the level of the Solomon adit. The Outlet claim was staked in 1903 by J.W. 719-658-2533103 North Main Street Creede, CO  81130, Anne & Dale Pizel, Brokers/Owners, 719-657-3450345 Grand AvenueDel Norte, CO  81132, Leigh Anne Lobato, Broker Associate, Copyright 2020 Broken Arrow Ranch & Land Co., LLC - Official site of the Broken Arrow Ranch & Land Land Co., LLC All Rights Reserved • Sitemap • Built by, The Rio Grande River Ranch consists of 1,462.38 mountain acres with 2.5 miles of the Rio Grande River bisecting it’s lush hay meadows and feeding river slews, ponds, sweeping wetlands, and riparian areas. A $108,506 DMEA (Defense Minerals Exploration Administration) grant was awarded to the Outlet Mining Company and Sublet Mining Company for exploration work at the Outlet Tunnel. In 1985 the last known owner of the unpatented mining claims that included the Outlet Tunnel was the King Solomon Mining Corporation (P.O. The Outlet Tunnel, the Holy Moses 2 Tunnel and the Carbonate Tunnel were all driven to intercept ore bodies that are otherwise not economical to develop. There is roughly 10,000 tons of waste rock visible on the hillside which is extremely steep. 20 Lode Mining and One Mil …, Ready-to-go immediately. Free WiFi is always on! All of the information at hand is second hand from anti-mining biased USGS reports. Build your getaway cabin or primary residence on these nice treed lots (.60 acres) with picturesque mountain views. Creede, Colorado's richest historic silver mine. The drift was punched in to intercept the Holy Moses Vein. Borders Forest. • Underground Utilities to Lot Line (Water, Phone, Electric) Members of the Ute Tribe would wander through what would become Mineral County and Creede, Colorado in search of game. MLS #: 738970 Square Feet: Acres: 9.71± Bedrooms: Bathrooms: Garage Spaces: Additional Features: Breathtaking mining claim with mature aspens, pine trees, and views. Other portals are accessible only by hiking. The Second Chance operation ceased work after several years of high grading the most profitable ore, and the Holy Moses was abandoned again. The portal was on the Outlet Lode claim, and the side drifts were on the Ada No. It was the last big strike in the region by prospector Theodore Renniger in 1891, and his last attempt at striking it rich. Spectacular panoramic views, enclosed in trees, and surrounded by the National Forest. North of this point the vein is thin, at some places not over an inch wide. The cabin has a propane heater and an old fashioned cook stove for heat that will keep you nice and warm. There is some rail evident extruding from the workings, indicating that cars were used for dumping ore. The patented Holy Moses Shafts at the ridge line of the mountain have been determined to be inaccessible and unfeasible for any sort of mining efforts. LandWatch has 30 land listings for sale in Creede, CO. Browse our Creede, CO land for sale listings, view photos and contact an agent today! The sulfides, galena and zinc blend, are enclosed in green clay that fills spaces around fragments of the country rock. Located in the Creede Mining District - Mineral County, Colorado - Gold averaging 1.5 OPT. There are no structures or foundations remaining at the site. (...), Swoop this property up before it is too late! Travelers to this area appeared in the early 19th century. The easterly boundary abuts 12,680 acres owned by the State Board of Land Commission. Some minor fractures are encountered in the workings west of this vein. At 440 feet from the portal there is a second vein that strikes west of north and carries a little silver. The Ada group of claims is on East Willow Creek, about 2 miles north of North Creede, east of the Soloman vein. • Aspen & Pine Trees The building site is close to town, Mineral County Fairgrounds, Creede School and the Rio Grande. Mine Details. The workings of this level are connected by a long upraise from the Holy Moses No. There is no mill site on the properties. Kid Peak Estates is an upscale subdivision with central water and underground utilities to the lot line. The exp… read more. The Phoenix Mine ran out of ore in the 1950's. The prime location in Bristol Head Acres just off Deep Creek Road allows (...), This spacious 3.19 acre lot is close to; town, the multipurpose trail,  Mineral County Fairgrounds, public river access and the Deep Creek Trailhead. J.W. 2 is a long crosscut adit, whose portal is about 3,700 feet north of the portal of the Solomon adit. Open Tue-Sat 9am-4pm 904 S. Main St., PO Box 580 Creede, CO 81130 Area Information Located North of Door. Because the surface facilities associated with the series of stopes and shafts on the vein were in disrepair and difficult to access, the company drove a tunnel from the flank of Campbell Mountain to intersect the old workings at depth. Taylor, and G.L. 80 acres of contiguous lode mining claims. A gated community of six lots overlooking the Pinnacles and the town of Creede. Mineral Survey No. Breathtaking mining claim with mature aspens, pine trees, and views. Creede Underground Mining Museum. The country rock belongs to the Outlet Tunnel quartz latite. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This assessment was reached by the abundance of gold and silver bearing “waste” rock which was abandoned in massive quantities all over the sites. Located off of Hwy 149 with panoramic mountain views. Semi-improved with a well and septic engineering. The mines were held by King Solomon Mining company from 1950 until 1991-1992. The Holy Moses Extension is an anomaly in the fact that it never went to patent, there were Mineral Surveys in 1800's and 1900's, but the final paperwork and tasks were never completed and the sites were never patented. (Lode) (20.66 acres) Park County, Colorado $9,500 Now Available! Many of the projects listed on were featured on the very popular Discovery TV Show Gold Rush. The Commodore Mine is near Creede, Colorado. Full geological report available in our GRMP43 technical report. After 1900, Creede stayed alive by relying increasingly on lead and zinc in the ores. Close enough to hop on your ATV and head to town via Deep Creek Road. “The Holy Moses No. In this portion it strikes S. 15° W. and dips steeply west. This (...), Golden Eagle is an easily accessible mining claim, off Last Chance Mine Road, which gives opportunity to live the secluded mountain dream! A short distance southwest of Holy Moses No. Discover Colorado mining land for sale. Over 5,000 feet of drifting on multiple levels. Creede owes its existence to mining. • Great Mountain Views The fact that such rich ores were being discarded speaks volumes to the quality and quantity of ore remaining in the mine workings. • Close to Town WEBSITE:, INCREDIBLE VIEWS, AND FISHING! View photos, research land, search and filter more than 33 listings | Land and Farm These portals represent the only access to the ore bodies which are largely unmapped and undefined, but which have produced many millions of dollars in primarily silver values. • Near Town, Rio Grande River 3 claim. Historically the site has been associated with the Royal Arch-Spar City Mining District which is now part of the Rio Grande National Forest. Search land for sale in Creede CO. Find lots, acreage, rural lots, and more on Zillow. Log In Register. The Emma Mine is near Creede, Colorado. This gated community offers National Forest boundary with common area and stocked fishing pond for kids and grandchildren! Commodity: Gold, Lead, Silver Location: Colorado, USA Terms: For Sale Price: $35,000 Seller Website. This is the best list of Colorado ranch land for sale with mineral rights. 1 tunnel is driven. Protective covenants protect your property values. They are about 50 feet apart on the surface, and one is exposed at Holy Moses No. No production is recorded from the Outlet Tunnel after 1960. This acreage consists of 5 contiguous lots, of which Lot 3 is located off of desirable paved Co. Rd. Ability to produce 1,000 ounces Au in first year on existing Domi …, Forty three claims with 2-mile lease .Multiple contact zones, proven .Fine gold, mostly 12 …, Located in Yukon, Canada. The Holy Moses Extension is on public land managed by the United States Forest Service. The Last Chance Mine was built during Creede’s great silver days, more than 115 years ago. Lease, Option, & Joint Venture Available. Gold Rush Expeditions, Inc surveyed the site in 2017 and determined that the mines did indeed have potential for development. 134 Grand Ave - Paonia - 81428 | 116 W Bridge St - Hotchkiss - 81419. The beautiful views up and down the Rio Grande and across this iconic Western (...), - Private Fishing Access - 3 Acres - Kid Peak Estates - Overlooks the Rio Grande River Valley - Subdivision Access to National Forest - Own Your Piece of the San Juan Mountains, • Borders National Forest Zillow has 48 homes for sale in Creede CO. View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place. (...), This is a beautiful five acre building site located just south of Creede, Colorado in the gated community known as Mountain Views at River's Edge Estates. Farther north the Campbell Mountain rhyolite forms both walls. City water and sewer available. The Emma Mine is a underground mining operation. The Big Horn Sheep Beryl Mine. The King Solomon Mining Company did only assessment work until they abandoned the claims in 1992. The canyon of East Willow Creek is sunk in the Willow Creek rhyolite, and all the workings of the Solomon level and of the Holy Moses No. Mines for Sale Inventory. The Mines are located on the eastern slope of Campbell Mountain. Perfect for year round living or a seasonal cabin. Smith strayed a short distance off the Rio Grande River, one of the San Juans’ most heavily traveled wagon routes, and began prospecting East Willow Creek. Today the Holy Moses Extension Mines are the only view into the Holy Moses and Phoenix veins that surround them. See pricing and listing details of City of Creede real estate for sale. A signed contract will precede payment. 719-658-2374 Substantial senior water rights and an adjudicated 2,000 gal/min warm artesian well (...), Expansive 360-degree views afforded from the property make this 65+ acre river ranch one of a kind. It has been theorized that the miners were searching for another vein or hoping to intercept another leg of the Holy Moses vein. Creede's boom lasted until 1893, when the Silver Panic hit the silver mining towns in Colorado. At a point about 950 feet from the portal the rhyolite is shattered and contains blowholes in which lead and zinc minerals occur. Outlet Mining Company was owner, Sublet Mining Company was the listed operator, and Gormax Mining Company was a sub-lessee. Water and sewer along with power and internet are available at your lot line.Once your cabin (...), Affordable land in Creede! Several building sites to choose from. It was amazing to see all the different gems and colors in a silver mine. When the Creede district experienced a revival of mining in the late 1890's and most of the large operations boomed, the Holy Moses attracted little attention. Most of the jewelry in the gift shop is made by Jack. Electric on the north side of the road. Creede & Mineral County Visitor Center & Chamber of Commerce. The lodes and veins in between the two are accessed by the Holy Moses #2 and the Outlet Tunnel. The owners and operators included Paul Snyder, Charles King, Gavin Skinner, and James Muir. Most ores were hand separated and then shipped to the Phoenix Mine north of the Holy Moses Extension. 2, about 500 feet higher and at an elevation of about 10,350 feet, the Holy Moses No. 2 are in this formation. Total price of $1500. It encounters the Holy Moses vein about 1,050 feet west of the portal. Located towards the Southern end of San Francisco Creek Ranch subdivision leading into hundreds of miles of public lands, this peaceful and private parcel has San Francisco Creek running through the property; the Southeast boundary abuts (...), This parcel of land is located south of Creede in Mountain Views and River's Edge Estates. Direct view's of Dog and Pup mountains and unique cliff band rock formations from adjacent Pronghorn Ranch. The Commodore Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. Full historical report available in our GRMP43 technical report. 1/4 acre of land is ready to build a cabin or home. This land is ready to build with water, sewer, power, phone and fiber internet to the lot line. This vein carries 1 inch of rich ore composed of galena and zinc blende and said to contain 70 percent of lead and 21 ounces of silver to the ton. The drift was not reported as open or closed in 1912 when it was assessed by mining geologists. This upraise was not accessible in 1912. View 881 homes for sale in City of Creede, CO at a median listing price of $261,500. This property is perfect to create your mountain getaway (...), 1/4 acre improved building site close to Creede, the Rio Grande, Creede School, Mineral County Airport  and the Mineral County Fairgrounds. Creede Mining District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA : Silver mining camp that came into prominence in 1889. Another item noted by Gold Rush Expeditions, Inc. surveyors was that the mines have not been addressed since at least 1960 for any sort of development or mineral value. The Carbonate Tunnel was driven between 1880 and 1900 as near as can be estimated. OPEN: Memorial Day weekend through mid-October: Museum and Gift Shop hours 9-5; and mine tours from 10:30 to 4:30. Tap in to the system when you are ready to build your cabin. Live remotely but with conveniences. By that time, the Outlet Tunnel was about 1,200 feet long with over 300 feet of side drifts. After several natural h… View 17 photos for Last Chance Mine Rd, Creede, CO 81130 a bed, bath, . Between the towns of Del Norte and Monte Vista, you will find this parcel of over 4.5 acres, improved with a well and power and on a paved county road. Creede Mining Claim. The mines were working when silver was just a few dollars an ounce in the early 1960's, but as costs increased, the mines were again abandoned.

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