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mining lease must be obtained before any production of minerals can commence. The mining lease gives the exclusive right to conduct mining operations and sell the minerals specified in conditions attached to the lease. There are two types of mining leases:

  • an extractive minerals lease (EML) for most construction materials
  • a mineral lease (ML) for other minerals (excluding precious stones - see Opal mining