- Estimated 17.5 plus acres placer deposits
- Estimated $16 Million in rare earth elements plus $10 Million in Gold in the old tailings
- 13 existing structures on site including 7 cabins, cook shack, 3 outhouses, supply shed, shower house, and lab
- Owner Financing Available
A truly unique opportunity to own a producing gold mine, rich in Oregon history and once world renowned as a major contributor to "Oregon's Golden Years.” Buckeye Mine is also the home to the "Ghost Mine" as seen on SyFy Channel. Property boasts a spectacular view with a variety of summer and winter recreational opportunities including; hunting (deer, elk, bear, Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep), fishing, hiking, snowmobile trails and much more!
The subject property is located in Oregon's majestic Blue Mountains, just northeast of Bourne, Oregon, and roughly six miles from Sumpter, Oregon. Gold was first discovered on Cracker Creek in 1888 whereupon the town of Bourne was established. Bourne was surrounded by some of the best mining properties in eastern Oregon. Mines in the Cracker Creek district near Sumpter and Bourne tapped into what was known as the great mother lode of the Blue Mountains, reportedly one of the world's largest unbroken veins of gold. These mines furnished more than a quarter of the total of $17,000,000 for Oregon's gold output in the years 1896 to 1900. From 1900 to 1908, the Sumpter area produced $20,000,000 in gold; $12,000,000 of this came from fifty-three quartz mines. The property is surrounded by mountains, rivers, streams, and lakes and offers virtually everyone the opportunity to enjoy many of nature's amenities; great fishing, swimming, boating (nearby), camping, hunting, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, backpacking, 4-wheeling, ATV'ing, hiking and exploring.