COLUMBUS is a 60-acre closed mining claim in Custer, South Dakota.
Ownership and use of this claim is overseen by the Bureau of Land Management's South Dakota Field Office under the serial number MMC222932. The last action for this claim occurred on June 15, 2015. Information on the claim was last updated on June 17, 2015.
This Placer Claim falls under U.S. Code Title 43 Public Lands; Section 1744; Statute 090; Page 0090. Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA). (1976-10-21)
Other mines near COLUMBUS.
COLUMBUS #2 & #3
* Mine bounds on map indicate the general area that a mine occupies. For an detailed map, refer to the overseeing BLM field office.
** The mine central point is based on an average of the mine's bounding box(es) and does not necessarily fall on the claim itself.
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