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Hard Times No. 1 Placer Gold Claim

Hard Times No. 1

BLM No. MTMMC 200416


The Hard Times No. 1 Gold Claim offers an impressive mining opportunity. An extensive amount of exposed bedrock as well as the natural stream bed support productive gold recovery.The claim is suited for most types of gold mining activites from panning, to sluicing, sniping, high-banking, metal detectingdowsing and dredging.  

Cedar Creek Mining District

Mineral County, Montana

Mineral County is located in the vast "Big Sky Country" of Montana. The crest of the Bitterroot Mountains divides Montana from Idaho and serves as the county’s western boundary. The topography varies from remote, high alpine lakes to whitewater streams and from heavily forested ridges to smooth rolling meadows. 



Hard Times No. 1


W 1/2 of NW 1/2, Section 1, Township 15 North, Range 27 West

40 Acres
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Non-Patented Test results have been most encouraging when panning, sluicing, and test dredging. Other than testing and accessment work, the Hard Times Mine No 1 has not been actively mined since the great Cedar Creek Gold Rush. The claim has not been worked beyond routine sampling and assessment work.


The Hard Times No.1 Placer Gold Claim offers impressive mining opportunities. An extensive amount of exposed bedrock as well as the natural streambed support productive gold recovery. 

The Hard Times No. 1 Placer Claims is part of a contiguous block of approximately 1200 acres slated for commercial gold exploration and production. Gold is present at a grade sufficient to have a strong effect on the economics of an excavation project. The package is available for sale/lease or joint-venture.

Sale Price: $87,300.00

For More Information on the Hard Times Mine No. 1 Placer Gold Claim

For More Information, please contact:

Marlene A. Affeld

PO Box 70

Saint Regis, Montana 59866


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