United States Code, 2011 Edition
Title 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING
CHAPTER 2 - MINERAL LANDS AND REGULATIONS IN GENERAL
Sec. 21 - Mineral lands reserved
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§21. Mineral lands reserved
In all cases lands valuable for minerals shall be reserved from sale, except as otherwise expressly directed by law.
R.S. §2318 derived from act July 4, 1866, ch. 166, §5, 14 Stat. 86.