How to Complete Assessment Work and Claim Maintenance
July 2009 by Chris RalphWhile this is a very general definition, your assessment work must be something that tends to disclose or develop the valuable minerals present on the claim. It must be useful and productive for your claim.
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Q: I’ve been using a computer program that lists both active and closed mining claims. Can you tell me the definition of a closed claim and why they would be shown?
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