45-4 LOCATION AND WORKING OF MINING CLAIMS
LOCATION AND WORKING OF MINING CLAIMS
Discovery of lode within limits of claim essential.
Conditions precedent to filing of location certificate.
Marking surface boundaries of claim.
Location certificate--Recording of claim--Contents--Validity.
Location certificate limited to single location.
Dimensions of lode claim--Determination of width by election.
Fee for recording and certification of location certificate--Certified copy.
Additional location certificate--Relocation--Existing rights of others not affected--Claimant not precluded from proving title under previous location.
Relocation of abandoned lode--Fixing of boundaries--Erection of new discovery
monument--Contents of relocation certificate.
Location certificate--Surface ground included and excluded.
Longitudinal limits of claim.
Right to mine separate from right to surface--Security required of miner--Enforcement.
Fencing of mining claim or mineral property for protection of livestock--Duties on
abandonment--Liability for damages--Violation as misdemeanor.
Actions involving mining claims--Proof of customs, usages, or regulations.
Actions involving mining claims--Survey ordered by court.
Order requiring survey of disputed claim--Designation of surveyor--Witnesses to
Order requiring survey of disputed claim to be made in open court or upon notice--Agreement--Affidavits.
Order for removal of obstacles in drifts or shafts.
Association with another to obtain possession of a lode, gulch, or placer claim by
force and violence, by threats of violence, or by stealth--Misdemeanor.
Trials under § 45-4-20--Evidence sufficient for conviction.
Writs of injunction to restore person to possession of mining property.
Recording required--Affidavit of labor--Recording fee.