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mining claim

n. a description by boundaries of real property in which metal ore and/or minerals may be located. A claim on public land must be filed with the Bureau of Land Management or other federal agency, and the claim must be "worked" by being mined or prepared for mining within a specific period of time.

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has acquired the mineral rights to two additional oil fields totalling 260 acres in the Illinois basin, the company said.
has reached an agreement with an undisclosed purchaser to divest its ownership interest in certain mineral rights located in Howard County, Texas, the company said.
Bristol Bay Native Corporation owns the subsurface mineral rights; Millrock has an exploration agreement with an option to lease the mineral rights.
The Mining Act 2010 is the main law regulating the prospecting of minerals, mining, processing and dealing in minerals, the granting, renewal and termination of mineral rights, payment of royalties, fees and other charges and any other relevant matters.
The Kentucky-based miner said in its annual report released in March that it still maintains the mineral rights and surface property for the planned mine in Loma, near Grand Junction, but will record a $22 million loss for its decision to abandon the project.
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.
One fact is crucial in understanding the anger toward the drilling that is pervasive among Glasscock County's 1,251 residents: Most cotton farmers here do not own the mineral rights for the land that they farm.
Confusingly, owners of mines and mineral rights can continue to apply to register if they want, but they do not have to and this won't affect their ownership.
Azul , or the Company ) (TSX Venture Exchange AZL) is pleased to announce that it has signed amendments with three more mineral rights owners on the La Higuera project, in addition to the acquisition announced on November 9, 2012.
If favourable, the action will designate mineral rights to the Crown which in turn would enable Canada to issue a mineral lease to Muskowekwan Resources Ltd.
ABSENTEE OWNER: Leased mineral rights on 650 acres, ownership of 182 acres of mineral rights.
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