Have you ever thought about owning your very own gold mine? If you have, then you realize what an overwhelming thought and idea this can be for the faint of heart. However, for the well to do, and strong at heart, you can find gold mines for sale or lease in several mining areas.
Keep in mind that you do not necessarily need to buy or purchase the whole mine. Often you may be able to take over mining claims and mining properties as a lease of as a joint venture.
Why would you want to buy or lease a gold mine? For the investor, a quality mining track has the potential to turn a sizable profit.
However, gold mines are not without risk. Buying or leasing the property is just the first step to a successful operation.
Find someone with expert knowledge about gold and mineral mining. Then, you would need to put together a high quality crew and acquire all of the necessary machinery and equipment to start-up and maintain quality mining operations.
The U.S. is one of the larger gold producing nations in the world and according to the U.S. Geological Survey, produced 240 tons gold in 2007. The continued rise in the cost value of gold, promises to keep the pressure on domestic mines to produce more of this precious metal.
Where Can You Find Gold Mines for Sale?
Interested persons or investor groups can locate many different properties, tracks and mining claims for sale across the U.S. and beyond.
Some of the areas in the U.S. include Mohave County, Arizona, other AZ areas, Montana, California, Nevada, Oregon, Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Utah and Washington.
Outside of the U.S., you can find gold and mineral mines that can be bought, purchased or leased in Mexico, Ecuador, Honduras, Canada, Australia and Argentina.
Resources with listings available for purchase:
- Gold and Silver Mines for sale: www.goldandsilvermines.com
- Mining claims for sale: minelistings.com
- Prospecting and Mining Journal: www.icmj.com
It is critical that you get professional help to estimate values and verify accuracy of claims before purchasing any type of metal mine or operation. Proceed with caution on any deal and seek out experienced legal help.
The image lets you look into the entrance to a gold mine shaft and working area.
Video: Gold Mines for Sale
This video gives a slideshow type presentation of gold mining claims available for purchase. The claims are in the Weaver Mining District, Mohave County, Arizona.
The allure of gold has been with us since it was first discovered, and has always been considered valuable. The mere presence of this mineral has caused untold numbers of battles throughout history and is still highly regarded as a unit of value and an inflation hedge today.