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1864. Mines of gold, silver, lead, copper, iron, oil, steamcoal, torquise, Aqeeq, alum, salt or any other mineral if they are extracted, and when they are of prescribed quantity, Khums must be paid on them.

1865. The limit of Khums out of minerals is (105) Mithqals of silver or (15) Mithqals of gold, and as obligatory precaution, the limit must be ascertained before deduction of expenses and its payment, but the amount which is the basis of Khums itself should be determined after deduction of expenses.

1866. What is profited from mines, if it does not reach the limit, if it individually or along with other benefits, more than annual expenses, it Khums is obligatory.

1867. Chalk, lime, fuller’s-earth and red clay are, as an obligatory precaution, minerals, and one who extracts them, is required to pay Khums.

1868. If a person acquires something from a mine, he should pay Khums on it whether the mine is over the ground, or under, and whether it is located in an owned land, or at a place which has no owner.

1869. If a person does not know whether or not the value of the thing extracted by him from a mine reaches the limit, as an obligatory precaution, he should ascertain the value, as far as possible, by getting it weighed or by any other means.

1870. If a few persons jointly extract something, if the value of the share of each one of them reacher 105 Mithqals of silver or 15 Mithqal of gold, the Khums must be paid.

1871. If a person extracts mineral by digging a land belonging to another person without his consent, it belongs to the owner of the land. And the owner who has made no expenses, should pay complete Khums.

1872. It is permitted to hire people for extraction of minerals and the tenant of mine is considered as owner. If hiring is in a special context, and whole interests or the exclusive interests of extraction belong to hiring person, he is considered as owner if he intends to own it and hiring is absolute.

1873. If mine is in a civilized area that Muslims have taken it by force and domination, such as lands of Iran and Iraq, if a Muslim extracts a mine, he owns it and must pay Khums and if a non-Muslim does it, he is not owner.