A bare licence which does not amount to a profit à prendre, such as a licence to search for minerals1, confers upon the grantee no property in the minerals found2. The grantee has the right of possession for the purpose of examining the minerals found, and has a right of action against a third person who interferes with that possession3. A bare licence, whether granted by deed or not and whether or not for valuable consideration, is prima facie revocable
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