Mineral Rights: Surface Rights and Mineral Rights Are Not the Same!


Subject:
Geology , Minerals

Description:
This article provides an overview of the types of ownership for minerals under real property and related matters. Discusses fee simple ownership (complete ownership of the surface, subsurface, and the air above the property), surface rights versus underground mineral rights, delayed damage to surface, damage to aquifers, disagreement during extraction, purchase and sale of rights, application of state and local laws, and what qualifies as a "mineral." From Geology.com.

Publisher:
Geology.com

Language:
English

Source:
http://geology.com/articles/mineral-rights.shtml


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