assured mineral

assured mineral

[ə′shu̇rd ′min·rəl]
(mining engineering)
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Lack of land rights can cause conflict with other landowners and even other miners, but more critically, without assured mineral rights to borrow against, small-scale miners find it almost impossible to raise the capital to invest.
On the palate there is an assured mineral backdrop to the wine showing off the credentials of the terroir of the region.
Two of Newman's predecessors had assured mineral explorers and the communities of Northern Ontario that exploration would not be banned as a result of Ontario Living Legacy, Clark says.