TAYLOR HILL MINE also known as the Yankee Girl Claims, is a proven past gold and silver producing mine in the Red Mountain mining district of western Nevada.  Copper also appears in the ore samples through the extensive workings.  This is a great claim for recreational lode mining, or possibly to scale up into an larger operation.  Enjoy hundreds of tons of tailings, handle cobbeled gold and silver ore and an  underground tunnel systems to explore.  Reopen the caved in entrances for a chance to find mining relics and ore that haven't been seen in 100 years!

    • Hundreds of feet of underground tunnels, good, safe shoring, gold/silver veins along the ribs of the mine!
    • Multiple adits, one shaft, (2) caved in adits that have yet to be explored.
    • Hundreds of tons of gold and silver tailings, ore just laying on the ground.
    • Dirt road access, just 25 minutes from Gardnerville and 70 miles from Reno, NV!
    • Close to town for all your supplies, great cell phone reception.

    This 20.66 acre gold and silver lode mine is close to Gardnerville, NV. includes hundreds of feet of underground workings, multiple ore types and is on sale now.

    Photographs of Claim

    Below you'll see photographs of the TAYLOR HILL MINE and surrounding area.  The total claim area is 20.66 acres and includes multiple claim features including a 2 shallow shafts that are mostly caved in, 500+ tons of gold and silver tailings, piles of various gold and silver ore types and grades. There are two entrances to the underground tunnel system with spans many hundreds of feet into the hillside. Good shoring makes it safe inside the mine to explore, or re-establish working the vein system!

    There are also mining relics on the claim, old cans, timbers, remains of the old mill/site and cabin.  If you choose to the visit the claim you'll also want to take notice of the multiple cuts that did up to 6 feet deep, looking for additional vein material and strata levels.  It's an amazing view of the valley, close to town, fresh water -- with plenty of shade trees and room to work!

    Taylor Hill Lode Gold/Silver Main Features

    Type of Claim Unpatented Lode Mining Claim
    Size of Claim 20.66 ACRES (1500x600ft)
    Mining Commodities Gold, Silver
    Accessibility Dirt roads, 4x4 helpful.
    County, Closest City Douglas County, Gardnerville, Nevada
    Camping Yes. 10 Days at a time.
    Tailings Piles 500+Tons.
    Cell Phone Reception Yes 4G LTE All Networks.
    Mining Relics Yes, Cans, Iron, Shoring.

    Taylor Hill Mine| Location Map and GPS

    Center of
    Claim GPS:

    38.779947°, -119.405258°

    There are multiple ways to access the claim.  Below is a suggested route if you have a good 4x4 vehicle, and you can drive right up to (or very near) the claim boundaries.  From Highly 823, take Pit Rd., till it turns into a dirt road.  Follow the unnamed dirt trail as it switchbacks up the hill, up to the mine parameters.  Putting the GPS coordinates into your Google Maps will give you the exact location of the center of the claim!

    Alternatively you can hike into the claim from any side of the hill directly although some are steeper than others!

    Economic information

    Economic information about the deposit and operations

    Operation type Surface-Underground
    Development status Past-Producer
    Commodity type Metallic
    Deposit size Small-Medium

    Mining district

    District name Red Mountain Mining District

    Geologic structures

    Type of structure Local Faulting
    Structure description Fractures/Intrusions/Replacement Deposit

    Ore body information

    General form Local Faulting
    Width 0.9M - 2.0 Meters

    MRDS References

    Outside resources and references provided by the Mineral Resource Data System.  These two records are from the Mineral Resource Data System and show proven past gold production on the 20.66 acre claim for sale:

    How to Mine Taylor Hill Ore

    You can mine this claim year round.  The area just south of Garderville NV doesn't get much snow-fall.  To start mining this claim there 3 methods could be used to start running tonnage, if you want to scale-up beyond hands and pans:

     - Start by hand selecting samples that contain gold/silver ore and a heavier than the host material found nearby
     - Use a rock crusher or pulverize the ore down to 50 mesh or less
     - Table your crushed material or rush it through water-sluice to separate the gold/silver from the gaunge material
     - Collect your concentrates and melt down your gold and silver dore' bars!

    Pick up ore from the mine, mine fresh ore from along the vein system and bring it home to mill it.  If your new to lode mining, you can get a simple rock crusher and a sluice setup for a couple hundred bucks to start pulling gold straight from the ore.

    If your interested in purchasing this claim or would like to obtain
    samples or purchase for yourself please email me here.

    Taylor Hill Mine Claim Transfer Process

    A mining claim gives the holder the right to mine on mineral-rich land that belongs to the federal government. Mining claims are a tangible asset and show proof of all interests in minerals in the area. They can be bought, sold or used as collateral, just like any other piece of real estate. A mining claim can be sold, traded, leased, gifted, willed, used as collateral or transferred in part or in its entirety just like any other real property using a quitclaim deed which is a recordable conveyance. Full legal details including resources to the Bureau of Land Management or simply contact us for more details on our quit claim deed process.

    Filing fees are included in this price of this sale. All fees and paperwork are up-to-date and good through Sept. 1st 2023.  Buyer will be transferred the exclusive mineral rights to the 20.66 acre parcel known as the Taylor Hill Mine.  After that date the fee to maintain the claim with the BLM is only $165 per year to keep the claim forever.  All recording and filing fees are included in the price of this sale. 

    How To Buy & Start Mining Gold

    Contact me below when you decide to purchase this claim.  I will send you an invoice for the total amount, and we accept Paypal, Check, Money Order and/or all Major Credit Cards.  After purchase, a quite claim deed will be followed on the claim, at which point the BLM and the county will send you, the new owner, the stamped versions of the newly filed documents marking you as the new claim owner.

    You should see the claim belonging to you, and ACTIVE in your BLM account and county recorders office within 10 days.