The Clifton Shear Zones are just one of the numerous gold and silver deposits found on the Clifton joint venture properties. The Shear Vein system contains over forty identified veins that were mined historically in the 1800's and early 1900's. The Shear Vein system is made up of mostly patented mining claims. These claims were originally owned by as many as 100 surviving descendants of the original miners. It took management almost 30 years to obtain every patented claim in this historic mine area, and to form them into one contiguous block of claims. Two independent mine engineering reports have been issued on the property, both outlining a very large ore potential in the Shear Vein system. ...

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Though many would describe Utah’s western desert in terms more befitting a wasteland than a verdant pasture for cash cows, Clifton Mining Company (CFTN.PK) and its CEO, William D. Moeller, think the scenery could not be any more inviting. “It’s like a treasure map someone has laid out for us. You can literally see the veins stretching across the mountainscape.”

Founded in 1993 as a natural resource company focused on silver, gold and lead production on its 33 square mile Joint Venture property, located on the Utah-Nevada border, Clifton Mining Company’s property contains both patented and load claims, and the company has a 250 tons/day production mill facility. ...

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