2019 Alaska Statutes
Title 27. Mining
Chapter 05. Administration and Services
Article 1. Department of Natural Resources.
Sec. 27.05.070. Assistance to miners and prospectors.
The department shall, so far as practicable, throughout the state assist miners and prospectors by
(1) giving information as to mineral deposits gained from the minerals survey of the state;
(2) securing and examining samples and applying tests upon the ground, or in the office or laboratory, and advising as to the nature of a mineral and as to the best methods of analysis, sampling, assay, and test;
(3) reporting to the governor the location of roads, trails, and bridges as in its opinion are reasonably necessary for the development of mineral resources;
(4) giving advice, information, and directions as may be of assistance to the miners and prospectors of the state.