miner's right


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miner's right

n
(Historical Terms) history Austral and NZ a licence to prospect for minerals, esp gold
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"I would imagine there will be some new people who thought 'I've always wanted to try that', and this will be what pushes them over the edge, buy a miner's right and get out there ," Bentley (http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-08-25/gold-nugget-weighing-more-than-4kg-found-in-central-victoria/7785204) said  to ABC News Australia.
"It was anticipated, when Congress passed the law regarding mining titles, that speedy end would be put to the confusion which had hitherto reigned in the mining states and territories, and that every proprietor, by possessory or miner's right, would hasten to obtain a patent, under the broad seal of the United States.
(MEC) $150,000 for interfering with a miner's right to make a complaint to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).