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30 MINERAL LANDS & MINING
 
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30 MINERAL LANDS & MINING
30 - 1  UNITED STATES BUREAU OF MINES (§§ 1 to 16)
1 - 1 - 1 United States Bureau of Mines; establishment; director; experts and other employees

 
1 - 1 - 2 Transfer of activities, employees, records, etc., from Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce to the United States Bureau of Mines

 
1 - 1 - 3 Performance of duties in absence of director

 
1 - 1 - 4 Duties of United States Bureau of Mines

 
1 - 1 - 5 Investigation of lignite coal and peat

 
1 - 1 - 6 Cooperation with individuals, municipalities, etc.; contracts with owners; agreements as to prices

 
1 - 1 - 7  Investigation of sub-bituminous and lignite coal

 
1 - 1 - 8 Plants, machinery, and equipment

 
1 - 1 - 9 Transferred

 
1 - 1 - 10 Reports of investigations

 
1 - 1 - 11 Personal interest of director and members of Bureau in mines

 
1 - 1 - 12 Fees for tests or investigations

 
1 - 1 - 13 Additional mining experiment stations and mine safety stations authorized

 
1 - 1 - 14 Acceptance of lands from States

 
1 - 1 - 15  Headquarters of mine rescue cars; site for experimental work; leases and donations

 
1 - 1 - 16 Research laboratory for utilization of anthracite coal; establishment and maintenance

 
1 - 1 - 17 Acquisition of land; cooperation with other agencies

 
1 - 1 - 18 Research laboratory for utilization of anthracite coal; establishment of advisory committee; composition; functions; appointment

 
Repealed & Omitted June 29, 1960, Oct. 25, 1951,
 
30 - 2 MINERAL LANDS AND REGULATIONS IN GENERAL (§§ 21 to 54)
1 - 1 - 1  Mineral lands reserved

 
1 - 1 - 2  National mining and minerals policy; “minerals” defined; execution of policy under other authorized programs

 
1 - 1 - 3 Lands open to purchase by citizens

 
1 - 1 - 4  Length of claims on veins or lodes

 
1 - 1 - 5 Proof of citizenship

 
1 - 1 - 6 Affidavit of citizenship

 
1 - 1 - 7 Locators’ rights of possession and enjoyment

 
1 - 1 - 8 Mining tunnels; right to possession of veins on line with; abandonment of right

 
1 - 1 - 9 Mining district regulations by miners: location, recordation, and amount of work; marking of location on ground; records; annual labor or improvements on claims pending issue of patent; co-owner’s succession in interest upon delinquency in contributing proportion of expenditures; tunnel as lode expenditure

 
1 - 1 - 10 Inclusion of certain surveys in labor requirements of mining claims; conditions and restrictions

 
1 - 1 - 11  Definitions

 
1 - 1 - 12 Annual assessment work on mining claims; temporary deferment; conditions

 
1 - 1 - 13 Length and termination of deferment

 
1 - 1 - 14 Performance of deferred work

 
1 - 1 - 15 Recordation of deferment

 
1 - 1 - 16 Fee

 
1 - 1 - 17 Location fee

 
1 - 1 - 18 Co-ownership

 
1 - 1 - 19  Failure to pay

 
1 - 1 - 20 Other requirements

 
1 - 1 - 21 Regulations

 
1 - 1 - 22 Collection of mining law administration fees

 
1 - 1 - 23  Patents; procurement procedure; filing: application under oath, plat and field notes, notices, and affidavits; posting plat and notice on claim; publication and posting notice in office; certificate; adverse claims; payment per acre; objections; nonresident claimant’s agent for execution of application and affidavits

 
1 - 1 - 24 Adverse claims; oath of claimants; requisites; waiver; stay of land office proceedings; judicial determination of right of possession; successful claimants’ filing of judgment roll, certificate of labor, and description of claim in land office, and acreage and fee payments; issuance of patents for entire or partial claims upon certification of land office proceedings and judgment roll; alienation of patent title

 
1 - 1 - 25 Oath: agent or attorney in fact, beyond district of claim

 
1 - 1 - 26 Findings by jury; costs

 
1 - 1 - 27 Existing rights

 
1 - 1 - 28  Description of vein claims on surveyed and unsurveyed lands; monuments on ground to govern conflicting calls

 
1 - 1 - 29  Placer claims; entry and proceedings for patent under provisions applicable to vein or lode claims; conforming entry to legal subdivisions and surveys; limitation of claims; homestead entry of segregated agricultural land

 
1 - 1 - 30 Subdivisions of 10-acre tracts; maximum of placer locations; homestead claims of agricultural lands; sale of improvements

 
1 - 1 - 31 Proceedings for patent where boundaries contain vein or lode; application; statement including vein or lode; issuance of patent: acreage payments for vein or lode and placer claim; costs of proceedings; knowledge affecting construction of application and scope of patent

 
1 - 1 - 32 Evidence of possession and work to establish right to patent

 
1 - 1 - 33 Surveyors of mining claims

 
1 - 1 - 34 Verification of affidavits

 
1 - 1 - 35 Intersecting or crossing veins

 
1 - 1 - 36  Patents for nonmineral lands: application, survey, notice, acreage limitation, payment

 
1 - 1 - 37 Conditions of sale by local legislature

 
1 - 1 - 38  Additional land districts and officers

 
1 - 1 - 39  Impairment of rights or interests in certain mining property

 
1 - 1 - 40 Lands in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota; sale and disposal as public lands

 
1 - 1 - 41 Lands in Missouri and Kansas; disposal as agricultural lands

 
1 - 1 - 42 Mining laws of United States extended to Alaska; exploration and mining for precious metals; regulations; conflict of laws; permits; dumping tailings; pumping from sea; reservation of roadway; title to land below line of high tide or high-water mark; transfer of title to future State

 
1 - 1 - 43 Mining laws relating to placer claims extended to Alaska

 
1 - 1 - 44 Recording notices of location of Alaskan mining claims

 
1 - 1 - 45 Miners’ regulations for recording notices in Alaska; certain records legalized

 
1 - 1 - 46  Annual labor or improvements on Alaskan mining claims; affidavits; burden of proof; forfeitures; location anew of claims; perjury

 
1 - 1 - 47 Fees of recorders in Alaska for filing proofs of work and improvements

 
1 - 1 - 48 Grants to States or corporations not to include mineral lands

 
1 - 1 - 49 Water users’ vested and accrued rights; enumeration of uses; protection of interest; rights-of-way for canals and ditches; liability for injury or damage to settlers’ possession

 
1 - 1 - 50  Patents or homesteads subject to vested and accrued water rights

 
1 - 1 - 51 Possessory actions for recovery of mining titles or for damages to such title

 
1 - 1 - 52  Liability for damages to stock raising and homestead entries by mining activities

 
1 - 1 - 53 0

 
Omitted
 
30 - 3 LANDS CONTAINING COAL, OIL, GAS, SALTS, ASPHALTIC MATERIALS, SODIUM, SULPHUR, AND BUILDING STONE (§§ 71 to 172)
1 - 1 - 1 COAL LAND ENTRIES IN GENERAL (§§ 71 to 77)

 
1 - 1 - 2 COAL LAND ENTRIES UNDER NONMINERAL LAND LAWS WITH RESERVATION OF COAL TO UNITED STATES (§§ 81 to 90)

 
1 - 1 - 3 PETROLEUM, OTHER MINERAL OIL, OR GAS LAND ENTRIES UNDER MINING LAWS (§§ 101 to 104)

 
1 - 1 - 4 HOMESTEAD ENTRY OF LANDS IN UTAH, WITHDRAWN OR CLASSIFIED AS OIL LANDS (§ 111)

 
1 - 1 - 5  AGRICULTURAL ENTRY OF LANDS WITHDRAWN OR CLASSIFIED AS CONTAINING PHOSPHATE, NITRATE, POTASH, OIL, GAS, ASPHALTIC MINERALS, SODIUM, OR SULPHUR (§§ 121 to 125)

 
1 - 1 - 6 LOCATION OF PHOSPHATE ROCK LANDS UNDER PLACER-MINING LAWS (§ 131)

 
1 - 1 - 7  PERMITS TO PROSPECT FOR CHLORIDES, SULPHATES, CARBONATES, BORATES, SILICATES, OR NITRATES OF POTASSIUM (§ 141)

 
1 - 1 - 8 BUILDING STONE OR SALINE LAND ENTRIES UNDER PLACER-MINING LAWS (§§ 161 to 162)

 
1 - 1 - 9 DISPOSAL OF ALABAMA LANDS AS AGRICULTURAL LANDS (§§ 171 to 172)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30 - 25 GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES (§§ 1001 to 1028)
1 - 1 - 1 Definitions

 
1 - 1 - 2 Lands subject to geothermal leasing

 
1 - 1 - 3 Leasing procedures

 
1 - 1 - 4 Rents and royalties

 
1 - 1 - 5 Lease term and work commitment requirements

 
1 - 1 - 6 Acreage limitations

 
1 - 1 - 7  Readjustment of lease terms and conditions

 
1 - 1 - 8 Byproducts

 
1 - 1 - 9 Relinquishment of geothermal rights

 
1 - 1 - 10 Suspension of operations and production

 
1 - 1 - 11 Termination of leases

 
1 - 1 - 12 Waiver, suspension, or reduction of rental or royalty

 
1 - 1 - 13 Surface land use

 
1 - 1 - 14 Lands subject to geothermal leasing

 
1 - 1 - 15 Requirement for lessees

 
1 - 1 - 16 Administration

 
1 - 1 - 17  Unit and communitization agreements

 
1 - 1 - 18 Data from Federal agencies

 
1 - 1 - 19 Disposal of moneys from sales, bonuses, rentals, and royalties

 
1 - 1 - 20 Publication in Federal Register; reservation of mineral rights

 
1 - 1 - 21 Federal exemption from State water laws

 
1 - 1 - 22 Prevention of waste; exclusivity

 
1 - 1 - 23 Rules and regulations

 
1 - 1 - 24  Inclusion of geothermal leasing under certain other laws

 
1 - 1 - 25  Federal reservation of certain mineral rights

 
1 - 1 - 26 Significant thermal features

 
1 - 1 - 27 Land subject to prohibition on leasing

 
1 - 1 - 28 Hot dry rock geothermal energy

 
Repealed. July 12, 1982,