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Extralateral Right

extralateral right n

: 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



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.