What is IN PLACE?

In mining law, rock or mineralized matter is “in place” when remaining asnature placed it, that is, unsevered from the circumjacent rock, or which is fixed solidand immovable in the form of a vein or lode. See Williams v. Gibson. 84 Ala. 22S. 4South. 350, 5 Am. St. Rep. 308; Stevens v. Williams, 23 Fed. Cas. 44; Tabor v. Dexler,23 Fed. Cas. 015; Leadville Co. v. Fitzgerald, 15 Fed. Cas. 99; Jones v. ProspectMountain Tunnel Co., 21 Nev. 339, 31 Pac. 045.

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