Virginia City claims acquired |

Virginia City claims acquired

NNBW staff

Comstock Mining Inc. of Virginia City said last week it purchased seven patented mining claims totaling 48 acres, surface rights to two additional patented mining claims totaling 15 acres, 12 unpatented lode claims, and 15 acre-feet of water rights in Storey County from the estate of William Michael Donovan Jr.

The company previously known as GoldSpring Inc., said it paid $1.025 million, including $300,000 in cash and a 6 percent note for the balance.