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Mining Equipment, Mining Properties, Gold Mines & Gold Panning by BC Gold, British Columbia, Canada

Mining Equipment, Mining Properties, Lode Gold and Placer Mining by BC Gold, British Columbia, Canada

BC Gold - Mining Properties for Sale
Mt. Washington – Past Producing Gold/Copper Mine, Courtenay British Columbia $950,000+2.5% NSR
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 Ad #:285
 Market Status: Unsold/Available
 Listing Type: For Sale
 Price: $950,000
 Category:Hardrock mining properties for sale
 Locality:Vancouver Island

Mt. Washington – Past Producing Gold/Copper Mine,

Courtenay BC: $950,000 + 2.5% NSR


Mt. Washington is located ~25 km. west of the city of Courtenay, British Columbia, in east central Vancouver Island. The property centre is lat 49.762320°N lon -125.307670°W. The property covers ~542.6 acres and currently consists of mineral tenures 1063802 and 1063803. The property is accessed by a mining road commencing at the back of the adjacent ski-hill parking lot, or via a mining road which is gated by Timberwest, who can provide the owner will a key with a completed gate application form, that includes a $500 deposit. Access to the property from nearby Courtenay or Comox is via Highway 19 north fom Comox Valley Parkway to Strathcona Parkway, west for 10 km. to Tsolum Main FSR.


The following section is taken directly from Houle (ARIS 30010), 2007:

The mineral deposits that have been historically explored, developed and mined on the Mt. Washington property could be classified as one or more of the following types under the B.C. Mineral Deposit Profile categories:

• Epithermal Au-Ag-Cu: High Sulphidation - H04

• Epithermal Au-Ag: Low Sulphidation - H05

• Subvolcanic Cu-Au-Ag (As-Sb) - L01

• Porphyry Cu-Mo-Au - L04


Historic indicated resources (pre 43-101):

  • Domineer-Lakeview Zones - 550,298 tonnes @ 6.75 g/t gold, 32.23 g/t silver and 0.57% copper (Better Resources Ltd., 1989).
  • Mt. Washington Pit Area - 305,720 tonnes @ 1.07% copper, and undocumented gold and silver contents (W.G. Stephenson, 1970).

The Domineer-Lakeview-Mt. Washington Copper zones have been partially mined in two open pits, and have been explored by extensive surface diamond drilling, trenching and two underground adits from 1940 to the present by different companies. From 1964 to 1967, 381,773 tonnes were mined by the Mt. Washington Copper Co. Ltd., yielding 131 kg. gold, 7,235 kg. silver and 3,548 t. copper, grading 0.34 g/t gold, 19 g/t silver and 0.93% copper.

The current owner conducted work programs that included the examination of gold grades in the remaining stockpiles of surface ore in 2014, 2016 and 2018. The 1st 2 reports have been published and are available here:

Purchase terms:

Asking $950,000+2.5% Net Smelter Royalty, or best offer.

Option/Joint venture may be possible.


Tel 250-999-1221

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Warning- This property is offered for mining purposes only and ownership of the title to it does not include ownership of the surface rights or the right to use the surface for residential or recreational purposes.


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