Red Cloud Mine Rd, Desert Center, CA

Actual gold mine!

Status:  Available
Price:  $188,000
Size:  93.06 acres
Street:  Red Cloud Mine Rd
Cross Street:  I-10
Area:  Desert Center
County:  Riverside
Parcel Numbers (APNs):  
811-110-003, -004, -005, -006, -007
Land Use:  OSR Open Space Rural
Water:  No district water is available.  Buyer can investigate drilling a well if desired.
Electricity:  No electricity is available, try solar
Latitude:  33.613419
Longitude:  -115.454668
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Description:  The scenic Red Cloud patent gold mine is for sale!  The mine consists of five parcels, 93+ acres.  The seller says it has 4 lode claims and 2 mill sites.  Located in the pristine Chuckwalla Mountains, a desert area midway between Indio and Blythe.  Seller says the high-grade gold vein is approximately 2-5 feet wide and pays ¼ to ½ oz in gold per ton.  The vein on the surface is over 4000 ft.  Also included is porphyry 200 ft wide by 1000 yards that pays 0.1 oz per ton.  Seller says the land is free of environmental restrictions and includes a grandfather clause.  The Red Cloud Mine is located approximately 40 miles northwest of the Mesquite Mine, possibly the richest gold mine operating in California.  This large stunningly beautiful acreage includes 5 parcel numbers, APNs 811-110-003, 004, 005, 006, 007 with open land between the parcels.  The sellers are retired miners and their family has been gold mining since 1862.  Now it’s time for a new generation to own the fascinating Red Cloud Mine!

Driving Directions:  From Indio, take I-10 east.  Before Desert Center, take the Red Cloud Mine Rd exit.  Go south on Red Cloud Mine Rd to the end.  Take a 4WD vehicle, water, and all maps.  Wear hiking shoes or boots.  Coordinates of the first parcel are longitude -115.454668 and latitude +33.613419.  Due to hazards, you do not have the seller's or agent's permission to explore inside actual mines.