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FISSURE VEIN Definition & Legal Meaning

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In mining law. A vein or lode of mineralized matter filling a preexistingfissure or crack in the earth’s crust extending across the strata and generallj- extending indefinitely downward. See Crocker v. Mauley, 104 111. 282, 45 N. E. 577, 50 Am. St. Rep. 100.


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