what is a lode mining claim

Mineral Resources of New Mexico

Placer claims cover deposits not subjected to lode claims including deposits of mineral-bearing sand and gravel containing free gold or other economic minerals Mill sites must be located on land not containing any known mineral resourc Steps in locating a mining claim Locate the claim discovery Staking the claim File the mining claim...

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BLM Mining Claim Notice of Location Requirements

Jan 19 2016 0183 32 Drafting a new notice/certificate of location NOL/COL for a lode or placer claim can be intimidating Most of the information available online is scattered and can be confusing or over-technical The BLM mining claim notice of location requirements listed below were taken directly from the BLM Handbook Rel 3-354 10/15/2015...

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Locating Recording and Maintaining Mining Claims or Sites

Oct 24 2003 0183 32 A mining claim which can be either lode or placer may be located on Federal land and must contain a valuable mineral deposit In contrast a mill site may be located on nonmineral land and must be used to support a lode or placer mining claim operation or support itself independent of a particular claim...

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How to locate your own placer mining claim in Colorado

Aug 13 2020 0183 32 Disclaimer Filing and maintaining a mining claim is a legal process I am not a lawyer and this article is not legal advice You are responsible for confirming the required activities and documents with relevant authorities as you complete this process This site costs money to keep up The only way it makes money is shopping referrals...

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Lode vs Placer Mining

Gold mining operations may be carried out by either placer mining or lode mining Lode mining is also called hard rock mining Originally all gold is deposited in a lode or vein filled with mineral in the rock such as the gold-rich veins discovered in Cow Mountain When these lodes are disintegrated by natural erosion such as water flowing over the rock placer gold is the result - the...

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43 CFR § 383231

a A dependent mill site is used for activities that support a particular patented or unpatented lode or placer mining claim or group of mining claims b An independent or custom mill site - 1 Is not dependent on a particular mining claim but provides milling or reduction processing for nearby lode mines or a lode mining district...

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Can a Placer Claim Be Over a Lode Claim

Sep 05 2012 0183 32 A mining-claim located after the passage of this act whether located by one or more persons may equal but shall not exceed one thousand and five hundred feet in length along the vein or lode but no location of a mining-claim shall be made until the discovery of the vein or lode within the limits of the claim located...

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Lode vs Place Mining Wells Historical Society

Placer mining can be done by a single prospector with a gold pan The process of lode or hard rock mining on the other hand is the process by which gold is extracted directly from the lode beneath the ground Lode mining requires the labour of many miners working together to extract the gold from tunnels or massive open pits in the ground...

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Arizona Gold Mine Lode Mining Claim Pikes Peak Silver

Unpatented Lode Mining Claim on Federal Land in Maricopa County Arizona The Shirttail Mine in the Pikes Peak district of Arizona consists of a shaft that is cut out at a 45-degree decline The shaft is in good shape with great Au and Ag readings The shaft descends to about 87 ft and heads NE from there for an unknown distance...

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what is a lode mining claim

A Lode mining claim is when the gold or other precious metal is still in the rocks and original minerals where it was formed This is usually a gold bearing vein or gold ore where the gold may...

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AGE Lode Mining Claims For Sale

Standard Information The Location Notices for the Cleland Mine Cleland Mine Extension Super Sonic Super Sonic Extension lode mining claims have been recorded at the Esmeralda County Recorder s Office see registered number above and the Bureau of Land Management federal mining claim number is listed above or is pending It is a non-patented federal mining claim...

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Minerals Mining Law

Sep 01 2017 0183 32 Mining Law of 1872 Location of mining claims under the Mining Law of 1872 30 USC §§ 22-42 is a self-initiation system under which a person physically stakes an unpatented mining claim on public land that is open to location posts a location notice and monuments the boundaries of the claim in compliance with federal laws and regulations...

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43 CFR § 383221

a Lode claims 1 Your lode claim is not valid until you have made a discovery 2 Locating a lode claim You may locate a lode claim for a mineral that i Occurs as veins lodes ledges or other rock in place ii Contains base and precious metals gems and semi-precious stones and certain industrial minerals including but not limited to gold silver cinnabar lead tin copper...

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The 4 Things to Know BEFORE you Buy a Mining Claim

May 18 2016 0183 32 2 Lode Mines are Expensive to Mine are usually require Permits One thing that you often see are lode claims for sale with pictures of mine shafts and pictures of ore Sometimes there are old building and other relics scattered around the claim For many prospective claim...

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lode and placer claim overlaps

Feb 22 2015 0183 32 i ve searched thru the BLM sites and can t find any reference to the legality of prospecting for placer deposits inside the borders of and active lode claim i m interested to find out if by filing a lode claim that gives the owner of that claim the right to ALL forms of gold deposits within the claim boundari if not then wouldn t it be interesting to sample for placer and if found then...

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Mining Claims

Types of Mining Claims2 There are two types of mining claims lode and placer All of the mines at SNP are lode Lode Claim Deposits subject to lode claims include classic veins or lodes having well-defined boundari They also include other rock in-place bearing valuable minerals and may be broad zones of mineralized rock...

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The Ins and Outs of Patented and Unpatented Mining Claims

An unpatented mining claim is a claim on Bureau of Land Management BLM or Forest Service lands which means the claim owner only has a right to the minerals not the surface land itself which...

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Placer Gold vs Lode Gold and how to find it

However mining for lode gold has many more challenges that mining for placer gold Placer gold mining is much easier The gold is already separated from the rock and gravity has concentrated the gold into creeks and rivers where it is more easily accessible All the prospector needs is some simple tools a gold pan and maybe a sluice box and...

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What Is A Mining Claim Legally

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Recording a Mining Claim or Site Bureau of Land Management

The type of claim or site lode or placer claim or mill site or tunnel site The acreage claimed and A description of the parcel on the ground Local printing companies office supply stores stationery stores appropriate state agencies and BLM offices are some sources where state location notices and certificate forms might be obtained...

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Mining Claim Information

The rights granted by a mining claim are valid against a challenge by the United States and other claimants only after the discovery of a valuable mineral deposit This means You are leasing from the governmnet the right to extract minerals No land ownership is conveyed TWO TYPES OF MINING CLAIMS LODE CLAIMS Deposits subject to lode...

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What Is A Mining Claim Legally

The maximum size of a placer claim is 20 acres per locator Other Claim Types Mill Sites A mill site must be located on non-mineral land Its purpose is to either 1 support a lode or placer mining claim operation or 2 support itself independent of any particular claim...

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Oregon Historical Mining Information

These books available as PDFs below contain records of mining claims sold and purchased and claim locations from 1862 to 1964 placer claims or 1908 quartz lode claims Individuals were required to show labor performed to maintain their claims these records are also found in these volum...

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Rand Lode Mining Claim

Rand Lode Mining Claim The Rand Lode Mining Claim is a tungsten mine located in Kern county California at an elevation of 6 401 feet Premium members have access to Google dynamic maps...

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Lode vs Placer Mining

Today we discuss the several aspects of Lode vs Placer Mining and the lucrative options available for the Casual Use Miner For a more in-depth look at subje...

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United States Department of Agriculture Unpatented Mining

A mining claim is a selected parcel of Federal land valuable for a specific mineral deposit for which you have asserted a right of possession under the General Mining Law Your right is restricted to the development and extraction of a mineral deposit The surface of an unpatented mining claim...

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SPITFIRE 2 Lode Claim in Sanders Mont Milton

SPITFIRE 2 is a closed mining claim in Sanders Montana Ownership and use of this claim is overseen by the Bureau of Land Management s Missoula Field Office under the serial number MMC18100 The last action for this claim occurred on May 2 1998...

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Definition of mining claim

See Also claim placer claim location iii In the General Mining Law of 1872 that portion of a vein or lode and of the adjoining surface or of the surface and subjacent material to which a claimant has acquired the right of possession by virtue of a compliance with such statute and the local laws and rules of the district within which the...

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Placer Claims vs Lode Claims PLACER CLAIMS GIVE NO RIGHT

Placer Claims vs Lode Claims There are a lot of placer claims out and about GRE does not sell placer claims we sell only lode claims A placer claim gives you only the rights to what is on the ground or already removed from the host rock With a placer claim you have no ownership of...

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A primer on mining claims Patented and unpatented claims

PATENTED MINING CLAIMS The US Government or in some cases a State has issued a patent on an unpatented mining claim or group of claims Once a mining claim patent is issued the Patentee claim owner or owners then owns 100 of the lands specified in the patent document The land is then private property and can be sold leased built on...

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