Mining Claim Procedures Revision

Title:Mining Claim Procedures for Nevada Prospectors and Miners (Sixth Edition, Revised December 2019)
Authors: Keith G. Papke and David A. Davis; sixth edition revisions by Christopher Ross, Ralston Pedersen, Rachel Micander, and Nathan Robison; illustrations by Larry Jacox and Jan Walker, with updates by Paula Robison and Rachel Micander
Year: 2019
Series: Special Publication 6
Version: sixth edition, revised December 2019 (see updated content below)
Format: 73 pages
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A guide for the prospector, providing information on locating lode and placer claims, locating a mill site, tunnel rights, patenting, amending and assessment work on mining claims; list of county recorders; and appendices of laws, notices certificates, and affidavits for the miner. The first edition of Special Publication 6 was published in 1982 and was based mainly on the 1971 Nevada State Mining Laws with a 1983 update sheet reflecting changes made by the 1983 Nevada State Legislature. The second edition, published in 1986, was based mainly on the 1985 Nevada State Mining Laws. The third edition reflected changes made by the 1987 Nevada State Legislature.

This version includes updated text throughout the report, modernized figures, and other revisions as a result of changes from past Legislative Sessions. Also new in this revision are procedures for staking claims across county and state lines.