mining claim

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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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Two mineral rights are in the state of Goias and one mineral right is in the state of Tocantins.
With real property, usually the mineral rights to the subsurface were severed from the surface rights at the time the property was sold, inherited, or otherwise transferred (Fambrough 1996).
Lynn Winmill "was clearly erroneous" in a ruling last month that could have significant ramifications for a state-approved process intended to prevent a minority of mineral rights owners from stopping natural gas and oil production.
Franco-Nevada is contributing approximately USD 220m for the acquisition of existing mineral rights owned by a Continental subsidiary and has committed, subject to satisfaction of agreed upon development thresholds, to spend up to USD 100m per year over the next three years to acquire additional mineral rights.
Franco-Nevada is contributing around USD220m for the acquisition of existing mineral rights owned by a Continental subsidiary and has committed, subject to satisfaction of agreed upon development thresholds, to spend up to USD100m per year over the next three years to acquire additional mineral rights.
Drillers offered cash for mineral rights and the promise of a percentage of the profits from the gas taken from the land.
In 1931, the state ended this practice, and in 1973 it began formally retaining all mineral rights on land sold from the Permanent School Fund.
BLANCHARD The Mary and James Harrison Foundation is offering land and mineral rights in a Jan.
The company was the successful purchaser in a total of nine oil and natural gas mineral rights sales facilitated by EnergyNet, a mineral rights auction house based in Amarillo, Texas.
According to the Plaid Cymru AM, he has now received official confirmation that all the notices informing residents of mineral rights on their land have now been cancelled.
He was able to more than quadruple the university's initial offer to a single bidder for a package that included 801 lots of oil and gas wells and mineral rights. Certified Mineral Manager David Sikes said nearly every university in the state owns mineral rights, albeit indirectly.