Claim: 320852 Type: Placer Gold and Platinum Claim Location: Tulameen, British Columbia
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a legacy placer claim on the Tulameen River. Located right at the confluence of the Tulameen River and Jim Kelly Creek this gold and platinum claim covers approximately 75 acres. The ground can be accessed via any type of vehicle over well maintained roads in under 2 hours from all major centres in Southwestern BC including the lower mainland, Kamloops, and Kelowna.
The property features nearly a full kilometre of frontage split between the Tulameen River and Jim Kelly Creek. The claim has a mix of bedrock canyon, low benches at the confluence of the river and creek, as well as several large bars during low water.
The Tulameen River area hosts one of the few significant placer platinum occurrences in the world and has the rare combination of placer gold and platinum in the same deposits with ratios as high as 1:1 noted in the geological files. The BC mineral file estimates crude gold production for the entire Tulameen River between 1885 and 1945 at 297,000 grams or approximately 9,500 ounces. Tulameen platinum production has also been recorded - nuggets produced at a hydraulic mine just below Britton Creek weighed 7.8 to 15.6 grams (Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 26, page 132).
Please note that a valid BC Free Miner Certificate is required from you before any title transfer can occur. If you would like more information on acquiring a FMC please click here.
In accordance with BC Mineral Tenure Act Section 60.2 - This property is offered for mining purposes only and ownership of the title does not include ownership of the surface rights or the right to use the surface for residential or recreational purposes.