Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" Where minerals have been found and the evidence is of such a character that a person of ordinary prudence would be justified in the further expenditure of his labor and means, with a reasonable prospect of success, in developing a valuable mine, the requirements... "
Alaska Reports - Page 541
by United States. District Court (Alaska) - 1906
Full view - About this book

Mineral Exploration and Development Act of 1991: Hearing Before the ..., Part 5

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Mining and Natural Resources - 1992
...irost be for a lode claim discovery within rock in place of mineral having actual or potential value or of such a character that a person of ordinary prudence...in the further expenditure of his labor and means on the particular claim* with a reasonable prospect of success in developing a valuable mine. And while...
Full view - About this book

Natural Resources Policy and Law: Trends and Directions

Lawrence J. MacDonnell, Sarah F. Bates - 1993 - 241 pages
...1894, the Interior Department articulated the so-called "prudent person" test: "where minerals have been found and the evidence is of such a character...mine, the requirements of the statute have been met."" By 1968, it had become necessary to show that the claimed mineral can be "extracted, removed and marketed...
Limited preview - About this book

Hardrock Mining Reform Act of 1993: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development and Production - 1994 - 205 pages
...establishment of a valid claim. The discovery requirement is satisfied where locatable minerals have been found and the evidence is of such a character...prudence would be justified in the further expenditure of labor and means, with a reasonable prospect of success, in developing a valuable mine. In addition,...
Full view - About this book

Hardrock Mining Reform Act of 1993: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development and Production - 1994 - 205 pages
...establishment of a valid claim. The discovery requirement is satisfied where locatable minerals have been found and the evidence is of such a character...prudence would be justified in the further expenditure of labor and means, with a reasonable prospect of success, in developing a valuable mine. In addition,...
Full view - About this book

Miscellaneous Land Exchange Bills: Hearing Before the Subcommittee ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management - 1995 - 42 pages
...such character that a person of ordinary prudence would be justified in the further expenditure of labor and means with a reasonable prospect of success in developing a valuable mine. Actual success or profitable mining is not required. United States v. Coleman, 390 US 599, 88 S.CT....
Full view - About this book

Decisions of the Department of the Interior in Cases Relating to ..., Volume 50

United States. Department of the Interior - 1925
...recognized rule of property." The Castle r. Womble rule referred to is that — * * • where minerals have been found and the evidence is of such a character...mine, the requirements of the statute have been met. It is argued in the brief filed in support of the motion that under the said rule, good faith being...
Full view - About this book

Minerals & Materials

United States. Bureau of Mines - 1989
...Department of the Interior established the "prudent man rule." The rule states: "... where minerals have been found and the evidence is of such a character...developing a valuable mine, the requirements of the statutes have been met." This definition was approved by the US Supreme Court in 1905. In 1968 in the...
Full view - About this book

Decisions of the United States Department of the Interior, Volume 71

United States. Department of the Interior - 1964
...held that an objective standard must be met, ie, that a claimant must show that he had found minerals of such a character that a person of ordinary prudence...prospect of success in developing a valuable mine. In deciding whether a reasonable man would proceed with further investment, the fact that the claimant...
Full view - About this book

Reports of the Tax Court of the United States, Volume 83

United States. Tax Court - 1985
...requisite to the validity of a mining claim. The discovery need not be of commercial ore but should be of such a character that a person of ordinary prudence...prospect of success, in developing a valuable mine. A complete "exploration" sequence, itself, can be broken down into a number of separate stages. Progression...
Full view - About this book

United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 446

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - 1982
..."prudent-man test" under which discovery of a "valuable mineral deposit" requires proof of a deposit of such character that "a person of ordinary prudence would...prospect of success, in developing a valuable mine." Castle v. Womble, 19 LD, at 457. Accord, Best v. Humboldt Placer Mining Co., 371 US 334, 335-336 (1963)...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF