Surprise Mine 20.66 Acre Specs:

    Type of Claim: Lode
    Size of Claim: 20 Acres
    Mining Commodity: Gold, Silver
    State/County: Nevada, Gardnerville
    Closest City: Minden, NV (3 Miles)
    Type: Unpatented Mining Claim
    Accessibility: Dirt Road 4-Wheel Drive Recommended
    Camping: Yes. Campsite 50 Yards from the Primary Mine Portal
    Primary Mine Features: 1500'+ of Tunnel, Well Ventilated, 6'2 Backings, 10' Audit, Visible Vein on Working Face
    Past Producer: Yes
    Amenities: 8 Miles Away, Town of Goldpoint, NV. Gas, lodging, food.
    Cell Phone Reception: T-Mobile
    Mining Relics: Yes. Can dumps, timbers, iron scrap, ore cart railing.
    Tailings Pile: Yes. Estimated 1000+ Tons
    Vein Material Remaining: Substantial Known Quantities
    Deposit: Granitic intrusion, vein systems consisting of rich mineralized quartz veins.  Primary mine vein system runs at 90° strike along the drift ribs.  
    Vein Size: Ranges from 6"x 6" to 4' x 4' along the heading and ribs of primary drift.
    Number of Shafts/Mines/Portals on Claim: Three. (1) Shaft, (2) Drifts.

      Legal Notes

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