Where Can You Find Patented Mining Claims for Sale?


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MineListings, Gold Rush Expeditions, Prospecting and Mining Journal, and Gold and Silver Mines carry listings of patented mining claims for sale on their websites. A patented mining claim includes the deed to the property rather than just the mineral rights, according to Gold and Silver Mines.

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The four websites list patented, placer, lode and dredge mining claims for sale in the United States, including mines in Alaska, California, Nevada, Colorado and Arizona. Miners can build permanent structures on patented mining claims, or they can subdivide and sell the property, explains Gold and Silver Mines. Patented mining claims usually sell for a higher price than non-patented claims. Patented mining claims may contain gold, silver, copper, coal or other minerals, according to the four companies.

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