Definition of Minerals Relating to 7(1)(b) Title

"Mineral" means precious and base metals and other naturally occurring substances that can be mined but does not include coal, petroleum and related hydrocarbons, native sulphur, construction stone, carving stone, limestone, soapstone, marble, gypsum, shale, clay, sand, gravel, volcanic ash, earth, soil, and diatomaceous earth, ochre, marl or peat or other substances regulated by regulations, other than the Canada Mining Regulations made pursuant to the Public Lands Grants Act or the Territorial Lands Act.

As amended by P.C. 1987-26, January 15, 1987