extralateral right

noun

ex·​tra·​lat·​er·​al right
ˌek-strə-ˈla-tə-rəl-
: the right of the holder of a mining claim on public land to mine veins whose tops are present on the surface of the claim even though the veins extend under the surface outside of the claim

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“Extralateral right.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/extralateral%20right. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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