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Mining and Minerals Bureau of Land Management

2021-1-30  Mining and Minerals. Mineral development is an important land use within the BLM's multiple-use mandate. In communities across the country, mining provides jobs, economic activity and important commodities that are essential to maintain a high quality of life. Learn more about mining and minerals on BLM-managed lands.

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About Mining and Minerals Bureau of Land

2021-2-1  Mining Law of 1872 The federal law governing locatable minerals is the Mining Law of 1872 (May 10, 1872), which declared all valuable mineral deposits in land belonging to the United States to be free and open to exploration and purchase.

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Mining and Minerals Bureau of Land Management

2020-11-15  Mining and MineralsMineral development is an important land use within the BLM's multiple-use mandate. In communities across the country, mining provides jobs, economic activity and important commodities that are essential to maintain a high quality of life.Learn more about mining and minerals on BLM-managed lands.

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Mining and Minerals Bureau of Land Management

2020-11-24  Mining and MineralsMineral development is an important land use within the BLM's multiple-use mandate. In communities across the country, mining provides jobs, economic activity and important commodities that are essential to maintain a high quality of life.Learn more about mining and minerals on BLM-managed lands.

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Wyoming Mining Minerals - Bureau of Land

2020-10-3  Wyoming Mining Minerals Wyoming's diverse mineral deposits and unique geology provide raw materials for industry, energy development and other sectors. The exploration, development and production of some of Earth's most basic natural resources creates quality employment opportunities in local communities, and federal mineral development is a ...

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Programs:Energy and Minerals: Mining and Minerals ...

2021-1-20  Locatable Minerals (Hardrock and Placer Mining) The Mining Law of 1872, as amended, is the major Federal law governing locatable minerals.This law allows U.S. citizens the opportunity to explore for, discover, and purchase certain valuable mineral deposits on Federal lands that are open for mining claim location (open to mineral entry).

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Energy and Minerals Bureau of Land Management

2018-11-23  The BLM supports a sustainable energy approach, which includes oil and gas, coal, strategic minerals, and renewable energy resources such as wind, geothermal and solar—all of which may be developed on public lands and subject to free markets. The BLM has a strong history of meeting our Nation ...

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Colorado Mining Minerals - Bureau of Land

2020-8-15  The BLM Colorado solid minerals program consists of locatable minerals, solid leasable minerals, and mineral materials. Rockhounding and recreational gold panning are generally considered recreational activities. Colorado's Locatable Minerals program has 10,380 active mining claims, 31 ...

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Alaska - Minerals Program Bureau of Land

2021-1-30  BLM Alaska Mining and Minerals. Placer mining, long a mainstay of Alaska's gold mining industry, still operates today. In addition to gold, silver, zinc, and lead other minerals are also actively mined. BLM Alaska manages more than 5,000 Federal mining claims and 120 active mines and Mining Operation Plans on public lands.

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Mineral Resources – Energy and Mineral Resources

BLM Mining and Minerals – Mineral development on Bureau of Land Management land is an important land use within the BLM’s multiple-use mandate. USFS Mining and Minerals – Exploration, development, and production of mineral and energy resources and reclamation of activities are the responsibility of the U.S. Forest Service.

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Mining and Minerals Bureau of Land Management

2020-11-24  Mining and MineralsMineral development is an important land use within the BLM's multiple-use mandate. In communities across the country, mining provides jobs, economic activity and important commodities that are essential to maintain a high quality of life.Learn more about mining and minerals on BLM-managed lands.

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BLM Mining – Finding Gold in Colorado

To begin with the BLM had no role in mining claims until 1976. Even then the Mining Acts (laws) did not change. A little history about the BLM and mining claims might help understanding the BLM’s role in mining and how we got here. The primary duty of the BLM is to maintain a current and historical timeline of public land status.

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BLM 2019 Mining Claims Presentations

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) presentations from their 2019 Mining Claims Workshop given in Elko, Nevada. BLM 2019 Annual Filings.pdf; BLM 2019 Certificates of Location.pdf

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43 CFR § 3601.14 - When can BLM dispose of mineral ...

2020-11-19  (a) BLM may dispose of mineral materials from unpatented mining claims if disposal does not endanger or materially interfere with prospecting, mining, or processing operations, or uses reasonably incident thereto. (b) BLM will ask a mining claimant for a waiver before disposing of mineral materials from a claim. If the mining claimant refuses to sign a waiver, BLM will

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Mineral Resources – Energy and Mineral Resources

BLM Mining and Minerals – Mineral development on Bureau of Land Management land is an important land use within the BLM’s multiple-use mandate. USFS Mining and Minerals – Exploration, development, and production of mineral and energy resources and reclamation of activities are the responsibility of the U.S. Forest Service.

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Hardrock Mining: BLM and Forest Service Hold Billions in ...

2019-10-18  Hardrock Mining: BLM and Forest Service Hold Billions in Financial Assurances, but ... thousands of operators have extracted billions of dollars’ worth of hardrock minerals from land managed by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the

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Mineral Survey Procedures Guide - Bureau of Land

2011-10-10  American Mining Law was born. 1-3 Today, the mining districts exist in name only. As oounty governments were set up (recording districts in Alaska which has no counties), tJhe mining districts turned their records over to the county recorders and left the making and enforcement of local mining laws to state or county governments.

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Minerals Mining Law - FindLaw

2017-9-1  Severed minerals are real property and usually are conveyed by mineral deed. Obtaining Mining Rights on Private Land. Privately-owned minerals typically are leased by companies seeking to develop them, sometimes with an option to purchase. Mining leases tend to have quite a long term -- 20 years generally is the minimum.

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: Mineral Resources of New Mexico - New Mexico

BLM — Solid Minerals; BLM — Mining Claims and Sites on Federal Land; The General Mining Act of 1872, as amended, grants all U.S. citizens ages 18 and older the right to locate a mining claim on U.S. federal lands open to mineral entry. Corporations organized under state law can locate and hold mining claims.

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Nonenergy Minerals How revenue works Natural

2020-12-21  Under the 1872 General Mining Act, developers cannot stake a claim until they discover a deposit of valuable minerals. Developers pay claim-staking fees to BLM after making a discovery. On acquired lands, developers pay a Prospecting Permit Fee to BLM and pay rent to ONRR during the exploration phase.

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Energy and Minerals Bureau of Land Management

2020-11-16  An All of the Above Energy ApproachThe BLM supports an all of the above energy approach, which includes oil and gas, coal, strategic minerals, and renewable energy resources such as wind, geothermal and solar—all of which may be developed on public lands and subject to free markets. This approach strengthens American energy security, supports job creation,

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43 CFR § 3601.14 - When can BLM dispose of mineral ...

2020-11-19  (a) BLM may dispose of mineral materials from unpatented mining claims if disposal does not endanger or materially interfere with prospecting, mining, or processing operations, or uses reasonably incident thereto. (b) BLM will ask a mining claimant for a waiver before disposing of mineral materials from a claim. If the mining claimant refuses to sign a waiver, BLM will

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Mineral Survey Procedures Guide - Bureau of Land

2011-10-10  American Mining Law was born. 1-3 Today, the mining districts exist in name only. As oounty governments were set up (recording districts in Alaska which has no counties), tJhe mining districts turned their records over to the county recorders and left the making and enforcement of local mining laws to state or county governments.

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Hardrock Mining: BLM and Forest Service Hold Billions in ...

2019-10-18  Hardrock Mining: BLM and Forest Service Hold Billions in Financial Assurances, but ... thousands of operators have extracted billions of dollars’ worth of hardrock minerals from land managed by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the

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ARLIS - Minerals and Mining

The goal of the Minerals Data and Information Rescue in Alaska (MDIRA) or Minerals Data at Risk project is to recover and make easily available the full body of Alaska mineral information through a coordinated system that provides efficient access or guides to all mineral related files, documents, and physical samples held in the public domain.

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GAO-16-165, HARDROCK MINING: BLM and Forest

2017-2-14  The Mining and Minerals Policy Act of 1970 states that it is the policy of the federal government to foster and encourage private enterprise in the development of a stable domestic minerals industry and the orderly and economic development of mineral resources. 30 U.S.C. § 21a (2015). BLM refers to its program to facilitate the extraction of

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Utah Mineral Resources

2020-7-9  Mining Districts. Locations of Utah’s mining districts with summaries of relevant information for each district. U.S. Bureau of Mines Wilderness Study Area (WSA) Mineral Land Assessment. Mineral resource assessment reports of BLM Wilderness Study Areas prepared by the U.S. Bureau of Mines.

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Nonenergy Minerals How revenue works Natural

2020-12-21  Under the 1872 General Mining Act, developers cannot stake a claim until they discover a deposit of valuable minerals. Developers pay claim-staking fees to BLM after making a discovery. On acquired lands, developers pay a Prospecting Permit Fee to BLM and pay rent to ONRR during the exploration phase.

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Minerals Archives - News From The Diggings -

Discover current, past, and potential mining activity around the globe on The Diggings—the largest free online resource of mining activity. We combine mining deposit data with Bureau of Land Management (BLM) claim listings to compare where known deposits of gold, silver, copper, and other mineable resources are located alongside where mining activity is (and is not)

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BLM Surface Management Regulations for Surface

2014-3-7  The BLM actively encourages private industry development of public mineral resources, and promotes practices and technology that least impact natural and human resources and facilitates the administration of exploration, mining, and milling activities of locatable minerals on the public lands, or interests in such lands, in order to

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