Mining Document Examples

Examples of the historical documents that can be provided along with a plot of patented claims on a topographic map.

You can also scroll down for an example of a Real Estate Map

Short of an actual field survey, a patented claim should be plotting based on the ties shown on the Mineral Survey Plat, the Mineral Survey Field Notes, and on the actual Patent document.

EXAMPLE PLOT OF A PATENTED MINING CLAIM

Patented claim on topo

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EXAMPLE OF A “MINERAL SURVEY PLAT”

Mineral Survey Plat

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EXAMPLE OF A “MINERAL SURVEY PLAT” (poor)

Poor plat image

Quality copies of Mineral Survey Plats are not always available. Most are a century old and the originals have been lost.  Copies of barely legible plats, as shown here, are actually costlier than the quality scans as shown above, due to BLM copy and shipping fees.

EXAMPLE OF A PATENT DOCUMENT (P 1 OF 6)

Patent Document

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EXAMPLE OF “MINERAL SURVEY FIELD NOTES”

Surveyor's Notes

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EXAMPLE OF A BLM “MASTER TITLE PLAT” and SUPPLEMENT

Master Title Plat

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Master Title Plat Supplement

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EXAMPLE OF BLM “HISTORICAL INDEX” (HI) PAGE

Historical Index Page

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EXAMPLE OF A GENERAL LAND OFFICE (GLO) MINING DISTRICT SHEET    a/k/a CONNECTING SHEET

GLO Mining District Sheet

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EXAMPLE OF A “GLO PLAT”                                                                                              a/k/a TOWNSHIP SURVEY PLAT

Township Survey Plat

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EXAMPLE OF A BLM PATENT DETAIL SHEET

BLM Patent Detail

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EXAMPLE OF A REAL ESTATE MAP

Ranch Lands Map

 

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