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Thompson Land, Oryx, Elk and Cattle Ranch
Socorro, New Mexico
17,529.00 acres
Thompson Ranch Land, Oryx, Elk & Cattle, Socorro County, Mountainair, NM 17,529 total acres (10,590 Deeded Acres, 4,808 Acres New Mexico State Lease, 1,651 BLM Acres, 480 Uncontrolled Acres)  Game ManagementWhile best known for producing excellent quality Angus Bulls, the Thompson Ranch Land & Cattle unique location, situated in the foothills of the Los Pinos Mountains and bordering the 230,000 acre Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge (that does not allow hunting), provides the Thompson Ranch as the ideal game sanctuary.  One flight over the Sevilleta this past year documented over 35 bull elk in one herd.  Rocky Mountain Elk, Oryx and antelope have not been hunted in 25+ years on the ranch, with only an occasional mule deer harvested by a family member. The owner has managed this incredible holding for excellent cattle and game management, growing the elk, antelope, Oryx herds and mule deer to its current proportions.  Socorro County has been a known B&C bull elk producer and the Thompson Ranch holds some incredible animals documented in the 375+ range, with typical mule deer to 190+ and the occasional 220+ non-typical. The pronghorn abound and the free range Oryx (Gemsbok) roam on and off the ranch from the bordering White Sands Missile Range to the South. Every waterhole and drinker holds quail and doves.  Lion, coyotes and bear are available for the predator enthusiast.  New Mexico’s 3rd largest black bear came from the Thompson Ranch.  Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep are ranch visitors from time to time.  10 landowner elk tags annually, (more possible), OTC Landowner mule deer tags, Off Range Oryx Tags (Year Round) and unlimited landowner antelope tags.Cattle Production  For the tax minded investor, the depreciation schedule is available for qualified customers.Known internationally for producing Black Angus Cattle & World Class Bulls, the ranch has traditionally carried 328 AUYL or 700+ yearlings for average moisture years. The ranch facilities include 8 wells (total 6 windmills, 4 submersibles, 1 solar) 19 drinkers, 11 dirt tanks and +/- 11 miles of 1 ¼ ” PVC Pipeline.Fencing and Corrals+/- 57 miles of 4-strand barbwire fencing and divided into 14 pastures.  In addition to the pipe shipping pens, the working corrals, the cattle/calf shuts and the scales at the headquarters, the ranch features 9 working corrals, 6 with calf tables, throughout the ranch. Blue Gramma, Black Gramma, and Sand Drop are the predominant grasses.  Also included are Vine Mesquite, Bottlebrush, Squirreltail, Indian Rice Grass and Sacaton.  Browse includes Chamisa, Winter Fat and Cholla.   Elevations will vary from 6100’ – 7300’ with prominent mesas, canyons, rolling hills and primary pinion and juniper cover. Average rainfall is 12” to 14”.Headquarter Improvements+/- 2800 sq. ft. custom built 2-3 bedrooms/2 bath main house, including an incredible commercial kitchen. +/- 1000 sq. ft. guest house/caretaker quarters with 2 bedrooms/1 bath+/- 3200 sq. ft. barn with tack room and storage+/- 2,200 sq. ft. Quonset hut/workshop60’ x 30’ Metal hay barn60’ x 30’metal commodity barnOverhead cake storagePower, telephone, high speed internet and fiber optic throughout the ranchHoldings like the Thompson Ranch Land & Cattle are very rare indeed.  +/- 17,500 acres bordering the +/- 230,000 acres of the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge is incomparable.  Numerous old stone homesteads and native American remnants compliment the rolling hills with views from the Magdalenas to the Manzanos.Call/email today for additional information and get your qualified showing appointment set, as a comp to this ranch does not exist. Co brokers Welcome. Note: In order to confirm a showing, financial verification is required. Thank you. 
Rosedale Mine *Price Reduced*
Socorro, New Mexico
44.00 acres
Price Reduced - Investment opportunity! The Rosedale Mine is comprised of 44.51 acres in 4 parcels completely surrounded by US Forest Service's Cibola National Forest. This unique property offers a mix of opportunities including mining, hunting, recreational, ranching, camping, and exploring. With stunning views of the Magdelena Mountains and Milligan Gultch and a newly drilled water well (2018-2019), this could be a future home site or a favorite retreat. Loaded with history the Rosedale Mine's history dates back to 1896 when it was first patented as the Great London Lode and Rothchild Mines and Millsites. Remnants of the old mine and mining village are visible through out the property. While the mine tailings have been reclaimed, Recent assays indicate there is still gold, silver, and other minerals that could be reclaimed. Also according to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, there is still Gold and Silver Ore in the current mining shaft. https://geoinfo. pdf For more historical information of the Rosedale Mine you can visit the Socorro County Historical County website at http://socorro-history. org/HISTORY/Mines3/mines3_002. htm With the Rosedale Canyon on the south end and rolling to steep terrain to the north, the property has mostly a south easterly slope. The Rothchild Miningsite is located 2 1/2 miles to the west. Further research would need to be done but current documents indicate that 52 miners inches of Pre-1907 water rights may convey. Wildlife on the property includes big game hunting and viewing opportunities for elk, mule deer, and antelope and plenty of small game, birds, and other wildlife. Public land access to US Forest Service. Mild climate and easy access from Magdelena, NM on NM Highway 107 and Forest Service Road 330. For more maps See Documents.