in a region highly prized for its richness in gold 
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est. 2003
Exceptional & Uncommon
The South Bank Placer Gold Property
20 acre unpatented mining claim 
Salmon River Mining DistrictSiskiyou County, CA
Situated in the middle of 3 major wilderness areas...
Separated from the Redwoods only by the coastal range... 
Vast beauty, Lesser-traveled, Adventure, Excitement...

Extreme Northern California's Gold Rich Salmon River Region
It's a wild place to explore

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Included with this sale:  One (1) unpatented placer gold mining claim.  What's this?
Name:  The South Bank
Apprx. acreage:  20 
River length:  Apprx. 1/4 mile 
Location:  Klamath National Forest, Salmon River Mining District, South Fork Salmon River,Siskiyou County, CA 
CAMC Number:  0287908 
Description: T10N, R08E, Sec 28, HUM Mer.
If you're looking for an extraordinary unpatented placer gold property located off the beaten path but not too far from operational provisions...An exceptional gold claim that offers comfortable grounds to prospect for good gold anytime of year on a river that's well known for its big gold history and present-day gold discoveries, then this is a listing you might want to consider..


This is a rare opportunity to own a gold claim on an elite gold-rich river in a region that continues to pay its property owners in heavy quantities of gold.  A gold property to be handed down with pride from generation to generation. 
Access / Accommodations

4WD is not necessary. Has rare access from pavement. Property is remote, terrifically scenic, very comfortable.  Large enough to accommodate multiple gold-finding operations at the same time.  The River isn't deep or murky or with under currents that can be dangerous. The Salmon River watershed is clean, completely undammed & unpolluted with its drainage coming from high upon the summits rather than through large towns & farmlands. Provides wide-ranging opportunity anytime-of-year. Property doesn't freeze in winter months. The town of Etna is apprx. 50 mi. NE where fuel, groceries, RV parks, cafe's, and other accommodations are easily accessible/ plentiful. 

Prospects   Enjoy finding gold by use of many casual methods.

You don't have to dive to the depths of the river to find good paying quantities of gold. Great gold can be found high & dry above the river. 

Every pool & boulder for this entire quarter-mile stretch needs to be explored in & around for sizeable gold nuggets. Crevicing logical gold traps & panning that material down can reveal loads of big fat flakes, fines, & chunky gold nuggets. Sniping around boulders can be very rewarding. Flakes, fines & nice sized nuggets can get lodged in low-pressure areas in the river & all along the river banks. Detectors & highbankers can be very effective to use tor finding gold on the high benches above. This is pocket gold country! Look for signs for "bagging and tagging" up to the source.  Wherever there is a gulch or any water that is cutting through the land, these water sources are known to cut through orebodies / unearth, and carry lots of gold. 

This extremely rare gold property has highly favorable prospects for finding lots of high-grade gold. Provides exclusive anytime-of-year prospecting opportunities in the ancient river channel with apprx. four football fields in length of a historically proven gold-rich waterway and bench material above. It's loaded with gold traps that can build over time into enormous cache's of gold.  Any major storms should always be draining rich new high-grade material to this property. Low-pressure areas are immense where pounds of gold could be possible for the finding. Testing over time has shown excellent values.  This is a property where you should see good gold in your riffles at every cleanup, not just specks of color. 

Gold Is Money! Enjoy employing multiple gold-finding operations any time of year.

Work the property for immediate returns &/or hold as a speculative investment opportunity in the event of patenting being reinstated &/or the price of gold going higher.

The richness of this region and the gold recovered is documented in multiple County, State, and Federal reports and documents.  

Each property we offer for sale is situated in gold bearing land in a region where placer and lode mining operations have recovered (and documented) billions of dollars worth of gold.  

In most cases our mining claims will pay for themselves over and over again for decades to come.  A past customer recovered approximately one-half of his purchase price in less than two weeks (of dredging) on his mining claim. He moved less than 30-linear feet of streambed. He has approximately 1,290-ft. left to mine (in the river), let alone prospecting any bench material for placer, pockets, sources / lodes, overall.
Currently there's a moratorium on dredging that is in ongoing litigation, In all probability this property is just getting values continue to accumulate,

This is pocket gold country, where very large gold specimens have been discovered. Natural gold traps in this region have the potential to contain incredible cache's of gold. 

Conservatively speaking, our river placer properties should contain thousands of ounces of fine gold within their boundaries as well as untold amounts of big fat flakes, jewelry-sized pickers, and very large chunky-sized specimen gold nuggets. Persistent panning should produce an approx. pennyweight of gold per day using nothing more than a few basic hand tools. Any serious highbanking operation should result in the recovery of a minimum of 2-5 pennyweight a day, (1/8-1/4 oz.).  Based on what we have recovered here and on several adjacent claims any hard worker with a 5-in. dredge should result in an average recovery of 1/4 - 1oz.of gold per day. This does not include hitting into rich paystreaks, finding specimen gold nuggets, locating gold-filled seams or cracks in bedrock or the abundance of richness that can be found on bedrock, or finding pockets / sources of gold. 
These are incredible values at today's prices, to say nothing of future bullish gold price speculations.


This property is rare.  A very small percentage of land in the lower 48 is known to contain this quality of richness in gold.  Of all the gold claims in the U.S., only a few hundred people own gold properties of this caliber. This is a chance to own one of the very best gold claims in America.

All things considered we are certain you will find this property fairly priced to sell.
The price is based upon very positive values recovered on the property - upstream and downstream from the property, and on the current price of gold. This gold claim offers multiple opportunities for mining with great access overall in a remote section of the ancient river channel on a river that is known for its ongoing gold discoveries. The layout of the property is excellent in terms of access, camping, convenience, and challenge. The property has been virtually untouched by modern gold mining methods.  We also offer terms -This should speak loudly of the confidence we have in the integrity of the gold properties we sell. Paying quantities of gold is guaranteed.

Rarely will you find one of these particular gold claims being offered for sale. 

What one most often finds in any historically productive placer gold mining area is that all the accessible good (mineral-in-character) placer ground is staked up and has been for decades with title maintained.  In other instances, some unclaimed land may be "mineral-in-character", but the deposit is situated in extremely rugged utterly inaccessible terrain, steep-walled canyons, sometimes without even an access trail and/or miles from existing roads.  

This is a rare opportunity to own a placer gold property that provides excellent access to approximately 1/4 mile of waterway that is historically known as one of the richest gold producers in the United States - where owners find gold in paying quantities rather than just specks of color. 

If the properties are so rich, why is The Claim Post selling (them)? 

We are a small independent company that has been conducting our own gold mining ventures in this area for many decades. Over the course of many years, we have worked hard to locate and secure the rights to a handful of high grade gold mining properties in this region; some of which, we are holding onto, and a few of which, we are offering for sale.  Available mining properties in this region are rare.  We invite you to consider the few mining properties we are offering for sale in this region.

The Salmon River region is an excellent source for finding lots of high-grade gold.

If you're in the market for owning a great gold property, there is no place on Earth where you will find anything quite like this region. Two of the most successful mining clubs in the U.S. have concentrated their efforts in this area... this in itself speaks loudly of this regions' richness. This is a place with excellent potential for getting gold in your riffles every time... where the history of California's gold rush still lives on... where prospectors young and old can experience the thrill of finding gold in one of the richest gold mining regions in America. 

If it's quality you seek, contact us when you're ready to own a gold property.

The Claim Post
T: (303) 827-3311

Please be aware that mining claims are federally protected.
Anyone found prospecting a mining claim without express consent from the owner can be charged with criminal 
trespass and theft. Our properties are closely monitored. Please be certain to contact us in advance before visiting any of our gold properties.
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A World-Class Gold Property Listing
Located within a district where its big gold history and present-day gold discoveries are well documented - A remote unpatented gold property in the ancient river channel on a highly coveted river. Casual recreational gold-finding methods are abundant. Nuggets up to several ounces are very common on this river. Good gold is guaranteed. 
$5,200 down / $895 mo.  Terms
Sale price; $165,000
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