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Mining properties listed on this website are subject to
laws including but not limited to, the Mineral Tenure Act and Mines Act.
These laws should be reviewed in entirety as the questions and answers below
have not been evaluated by the Ministry of Energy and Mines. Mining claims
posted outside of British Columbia are subject to the laws of their
Q: What is a mining claim?
mining claim is a surveyed parcel recorded with the Provincial Government
that gives the owner the right to access, explore, occupy and develop its
Q: If I buy a mining claim, how long do I
own it for?
A: As long as your claim is renewed before its expiry
date itís yours for good. Keep your property in good standing by paying the
yearly fees due. A claim is made up of 1 or more cells, and an individual
cell is approximately 40 acres, give or take, depending on the proximity to
the equator. Each mineral cell is approximately $100/year in fees and each
placer cell is approximately $250/year in fees, more or less, depending on
size. If improvements are made, or exploration work performed, the value of
the work may be submitted online in lieu of the majority of this fee.
Q: What is the difference between a Mineral Claim and a Placer Claim?
A: Minerals vary in the way they are deposited. A mineral claim is used when
the target minerals occur in hard rock, such as gold bearing quartz veins. A
placer claim is used when the target minerals occur in loose gravels, such
as gold or platinum nuggets, jade boulders, etc.
Q: Can I sell my
claim in the future?
A: Yes, you can sell or lease it out anytime.
Q: Where can I get more information on Mining?
internet, library, Geological Survey of Canada and British Columbia
Geological Survey are great places to start.
Q: What if I am
contacted by a mining company to develop my claim?
A: If your claim
covers ground currently targeted by mining companies, you may receive a
financial offer to sell or lease the rights to your claim. You may wish to
retain a net smelter return (NSR), which is a royalty or percentage paid to
you based on of the value of the minerals developed.
Q: I am
interested in buying a Mining Claim listed on this website, whatís next?
A: Email or call us with your offer and to reserve your claim, they are sold
first come first serve. Title is transferred immediately upon funds being
Warning- This site offers property for mining purposes
only and ownership of the title of a mineral / placer property does not
include ownership of the
rights or the right to use the surface for residential or recreational
purposes. Acreages described may be approximate. Contact Land and Water
British Columbia regarding surface rights on crown land and water permits.
BC Mineral Claims (c/o 802213 AB Ltd.) and/or its employees, directors,
agents or associates does not assert the validity of information listed on,
or through this website, nor does it warrant or imply any permission(s) of
any form. Mining claims or mining lands posted in the Province of British
Columbia subject to laws including but not limited to the Mineral Tenure Act
and Mines Act. Geological reports may pre-date standards under a National
It is an Offence if:
63 (1) A person commits an offence who does any of the
(a) willfully and without lawful excuse pulls down,
defaces, alters or removes a staking or legal post, a legal corner post
or other survey monument;
(b) explores for, develops or produces minerals contrary
to this Act or the regulations;
(c) knowingly makes a false statement or provides false
information under this Act or the regulations, or in a registration;
(d) offers for sale, or sells, a mineral title for a
(2) Sections 4 and 5 of the Offence Act do not apply to this
(3) A person who is convicted of an offence is liable to a fine
of not more than $25 000 or to imprisonment for not more than 6 months,
or to both.
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for residential or recreational purposes
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