quartz claim

quartz claim

[′kwȯrts ¦klām]
(mining engineering)
In the United States, a mining claim containing ore in veins or lodes, as contrasted with placer claims carrying mineral, usually gold, in alluvium.
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It was originally staked as a quartz claim by Frank Salmons and others in 1903, and within a few years had become one of the leading sources of tourmaline in California.
Most of the important localities are covered: the Pine Canyon fluorite deposit, the Kelly mine, the Smokey Bear smoky quartz claim, the Stephenson-Bennett mine, Point of Rocks mesa, the Tyrone pit, Mina Tiro Estrella, the Hillsboro district, the Hansonburg district, the Harding pegmatite and others.
Comstock is also pleased to report it has increased the size of its QV project by staking an additional 31 quartz claims to partially fill an internal gap within the property.
Quartz claims Apple has held talks with Disney's ESPN, Time Warner's HBO, and Viacom, which owns MTV Networks, Nickelodeon, and Comedy Central.
The property includes 230 Yukon Quartz claims, covering 48sq/km of prospective ground in the Rackla Gold Belt of eastern Yukon.
A successful takeover of KSMC will reportedly increase the land position held by the company from 700 quartz claims covering 130 square kilometres to approximately 1,100 claims covering 200 square kilometres (100% owned) which represents over 70% of the Bonanza Eldorado Catchment area credited with providing over 50% of the historic gold production in the Klondike.
The Brewery Creek Project is located 55 km due east of Dawson City, Yukon and comprises 997 quartz claims over 187 km2.
A successful takeover of KSMC will increase the land position held by the Company from 700 quartz claims covering 130 square km, to approximately 1100 claims covering 200 square km, (100% owned) which represents more than 70% of the Bonanza Eldorado Catchment area credited with providing over 50% of the historic gold production in the Klondike.
In addition, the Company has acquired 235 new quartz claims by staking the Washington Creek property in the eastern portion of the Klondike region.
The Project area includes 740 quartz claims covering around 150km2 and lying around 90km south of the Osiris discovery of ATAC Resources Ltd (TSXV: ATC), and presents at least two major drill-ready gold targets, the Vortex and West Porphyry Zones.
The district consists of 14,980 hectares of mining leases, quartz claims and crown grants.
The new gold occurrence has been protected within the large block of hard rock or quartz claims recently staked by the Boulder / Western Prospector joint venture announced in a release dated September 14, 2004.