mineral lands

plural noun

Definition of mineral lands

: lands usually held by a federal government as public lands and valuable for deposits of metals and other minerals (as marble, slate, petroleum, asphalt, and guano)

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“Mineral lands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mineral%20lands. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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