mineral land

mineral land

[′min·rəl ‚land]
(mining engineering)
Land which is worth more for mining than for agriculture or other use.
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DOGAMI's Mineral Land Regulation & Reclamation program oversees nearly 900 permits statewide.
Dinagat has long been a declared mineral land because of its unique geographical makeup.
The unwise Mineral Land Act was recently passed by Congress and approved by the President--the repeal of which we shall urge at the proper time," Dawson wrote on August 4, 1866.
The Prosecutor General Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa told the bench that the former provincial minister awarder out of turn mineral land lease contract and statements of Director Mineral Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa were also on record.
The corporation also has industrial mineral land holdings in the vicinity of Fort McMurray and Peace River, Alberta, for the purpose of locating and developing sources of industrial minerals and aggregates essential to high-growth economic development.
The victim, Thomas Ferrero, 64, recently was named assistant director of the state Department of Geology and Mineral Industries' Mineral Land Regulation & Reclamation program.
Rural politicians, meanwhile, have warned against selling valuable farm and mineral land to foreigners.
Government officials allotted mineral land to individuals in order to open up surplus lands to whites who were anxious to exploit the mineral wealth.
After the metallic mineral discoveries in the Far West in the early 1800s, Western miners wanted to continue with as little federal control as possible in order to preserve their acquired mineral rights and ensure that free mineral land acquisition would continue.
Maley, 1985, Mining Law from Location to Patent, Boise, Idaho: Mineral Land Publications, p.
The two transactions confirm there are good opportunities to consolidate a larger mineral land position in Zacatecas, one of the largest historic silver mining districts in Mexico.
Both companies contributed their respective mineral land holdings and have conjointly staked additional claims.