Code of Federal Regulations
Title 43 - Public Lands: Interior
Subtitle B - Regulations Relating to Public Lands
Chapter II - BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Subchapter C - MINERALS MANAGEMENT (3000)
Part 3810 - LANDS AND MINERALS SUBJECT TO LOCATION
Subpart 3811 - Lands Subject to Location and Purchase
§ 3842.4 Petroleum placers.
The Act of February 11, 1897 (29 Stat. 526), provides for the location and entry of public lands chiefly valuable for petroleum or other mineral oils, and entries of that nature made prior to the passage of said act are to be considered as though made thereunder. This Act was superseded by the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 1920 (41 Stat. 437).