43 CFR 3814.2 - Mineral reservation in patent; conditions to be noted on mineral applications.
(a) There will be incorporated in patents issued on homestead entries under this Act the following:
Excepting and reserving, however, to the United States all the coal and other minerals in the lands so entered and patented, and to it, or persons authorized by it, the right to prospect for, mine, and remove all the coal and other minerals from the same upon compliance with the conditions, and subject to the provisions and limitations, of the Act of December 29, 1916 ( 39 Stat. 862).
(b) Mineral applications for the reserved deposits disposable under the Act must bear on the face of the same, before being signed by the declarant or applicant and presented to the authorized officer the following notation:
Patents shall contain appropriate notations declaring same subject to the provisions of the Act of December 29, 1916 ( 39 Stat. 862), with reference to disposition, occupancy, and use of the land as permitted to an entryman under said Act.