Black Water 2 Mineral Property

A Gold Rush Expeditions Inc. Mining Claim Property

Federally Registered Mining Claim ID : CAMC0315119

20 Acre Lode Claim – Atolia Mining District – San Bernardino, California

Inventory Reduction Sale Price:$2,500.00

(Price Valid Until 9/28/2018)

This claim is part of the historic Blackwater project that was executed in the early 1980’s by Homestake Mines. The Blackwater Project II Mine has roots back to the late 1800’s when native gold outcrops were defined on the small mountain. The Blackwater Project II Mine was held by 3 main companies until early 1990’s when the Homestake Mines group defaulted on the leases. There was some exploration and development that was done in the 1970’s and into the early 1980’s. Homestake Mines leased the property in the early 1980’s amid the gold spike.

The Blackwater Project II mine should be viewed as primarily a gold producer. There are assays and some limited production numbers available but they are not verified. The Mines are known for producing a high OPT ratio of native gold. The Blackwater Project II consists of a series of two adits, currently only the lower portal is accessible. The upper portal has slough at the entrance and is not safe to access with out some clearing work.

The claim is located roughly 20 miles from the ghost towns of Atolia. An area of many mines and a lot of history, but no amenities. It’s a long but smooth dirt road out to the mining claim. The roads are easily navigable by most vehicles with decent ground clearance. In dry conditions, it is easily possible to get a high clearance 2WD vehicle to the claim.

The mining claim is located in the Atolia mining district. Due to the location and weather in the area, this mineral claim could be worked year round. This is a desert region and very remote. Warm day temps and cool night temps will be common.  There are no resources on the claim so claimant should plan to pack in all required food, water, and supplies.

This claim is part of the inventory reduction sale, valid only until September 28th 2018. These properties are discounted because they do not have a full GRMP-43 reporting. They may not have had an entire on the ground survey completed and/or have not been fully documented.

If these properties do not sale during the inventory reduction sale, they will be taken off the market and Gold Rush Expeditions will complete the GRMP-43’s and resurvey of the properties. The properties will then be offered at another date at a substantially higher price,

Mine Quick Facts
Access25 miles of easy 2WD high clearance roads in dry conditions. Wet conditions may require 4WD.
Nearest City with Amenities40 miles to Barstow, California
CommoditiesGold, Iron, Quartz
Total Workings390 feet
Acres20 Acres
Claim TypeLode
TailingsNone. No mill on site
Waste DumpSurveyors found quartz and iron prevalent in the tailings which is always a good sign for finding gold as well.
Mine Development2 Adits
Blackwater Project II Mine Aerial

All properties that are part of the Inventory Reduction sale will be sold for $2,500.00 (Two thousand five hundred dollars and no cents) plus $349.00 (Thre hundred forty-nine dollars and no cents)(per claim) documentation fees, regardless of previous valuations.



Properties have had annual assessments paid for the 2019 year and no assessments are due until the 2020 assessment year.

A deposit of $1,000.00 (One thousand dollars and no cents) may be paid via credit card to hold the property for up to 7 (seven) days.  Buyer may also make depsoit via check, cash or wire transfer. Property will not be considered sold until payment has been received in full.

With $1,000.00 (One thousand dollars and no cents) deposit, an invoice for the remaining balance due will be sent via email. The remaining balance will be due within 7 days from deposit being made. The remaining balance due may be paid via wire transfer, cash, check or cashiers check. Credit cards will only be accepted for the initial deposit.

If remaining balance is not received within 7 days, deposit will be considered forfeit. There are no refunds.

Once full payment has been received, a quit claim deed transfering the claims from Gold Rush Expeditions to the new owner will be completed, recorded and filed as required by law. Upon return of the recorded documents, Gold Rush Expeditions will send the new owner copies of recorded files.