SHILOH is a 20.66-acre active mining claim in Otero, New Mexico owned by Jon Morelock.
Ownership and use of this claim is overseen by the Bureau of Land Management's Las Cruces District Office under the serial number NMMC200403. The last action for this claim occurred on June 26, 2020. Information on the claim was last updated on June 28, 2020.
This Lode Claim falls under U.S. Code Title 30 Mineral Lands and Mining; Sections 26,28,34; Statute 017; Page 0091. An Act to Promote the Development of the Mining Resources of the United States. Also known as The General Mining Law of 1872. (1872-05-10)
* 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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