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mining claim

[′mīn·iŋ ‚klām]
(mining engineering)
That portion of the public mineral lands which a miner, for mining purposes, takes and holds in accordance with mining laws. Also known as claim.
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The proposed Mining Amendment Act, 2015, would enable the online registration of mining claims as well as a modernized electronic mining lands administration system.
More than 1 million active mining claims existed on public lands in western states in early 1992.
In Oregon, there are now more than 540 mining claims within five miles of 33 cities and towns.
Rather than shooting at one another to get the richest veins, miners developed rules to determine what one had to do to establish a claim and maintain it, and a peaceful means of allocating mining claims evolved.
Calais also owns 42 unpatented lode mining claims, not subject to this agreement, bringing Calais' land position to 175 claims in the heart of the district, centered around the productive White Caps gold mine area.
Three types of private mineral rights operate on federal public lands, including park units: federal leases for off and gas; non-federally owned minerals that preexisted a park's establishment; and hard rock mining claims under the infamous Mining Law of 1872, which covers minerals such as gold and silver.
The East Silver Bell Porphyry Copper Project exploration stage site includes 26 unpatented federal lode mining claims within the Silver Bell Mining District located 40 miles northwest of Tucson, Arizona.
Murgor will retain a 1% net smelter return royalty (NSR) on the 98 mining claims.
Summary: Twenty-five new mining claims for the exploration and exploitation of mineral substances, worth about DZD 172 million, were granted by the National Agency of Mining Resources (ANPM)
Off the rutted road, high up on the mountainsides, are remnants of the old mining claims - sometimes a burned-out shell of a small building or maybe just piles of rocks, discarded when they proved to hold no gold.
10 mining claims containing 7311 acres (2,959 hectares) a few miles northeast of the mining community of Trail, British Columbia, Canada is possessed by this option agreement, which recognises an area of mutual interest encompassing all mining claims and property within a 12.
Summary: The National Agency of Mining Patrimony (ANPM) has withdrawn 108 mining claims since 2009 for different reasons, as part of an operation aiming at controlling the mining sites, the ANPM told APS Tuesday.

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