Mining Claim Information

The links below provide information on locating and maintaining mining claims on Federal lands and includes surface management requirements on BLM lands.  The Lands and Minerals Records:  LR 2000 and GeoCommunicator link provides access to mining claim information, maps and records.

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Examples of Monumenting and Describing Mining Claims
Colorado BLM Frequently Asked Questions
Lands and Minerals Records:  LR2000 and GeoCommunicator  
Maintenance Fee Waiver Form:  3830-002
Online BLM Regulations, Title 43 CFR   (see 3700, 3800)
Recreational Placer Permit- PDF format