(765 ILCS 505/6) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 156)
    Sec. 6. Any mining right, or the right to dig for or obtain iron, lead, copper, coal, or other mineral from land, may be conveyed by deed or lease, which may be acknowledged and recorded in the same manner and with like effect as deeds and leases of real estate.
(Source: R.S. 1874, p. 709.)