As used in section 5301.254 of the Revised Code:
(A) "Any interest" means any fee interest, security interest, life estate, trust beneficiary interest, option, purchase contract, leasehold for ten or more years, and non-contingent future interest.
(B) "Foreign nation" means any country other than the United States.
(C) "Minerals" means any chemical element or compound occurring naturally as a product of inorganic processes.
(D) "Mining" means excavating or developing, on the surface or underground, and with or without shafts, slopes, drifts, or tunnels, any of the following: coal, gypsum, asphalt, rock, or other materials containing the same.
(E) "Other business entity" means a company, association, partnership, joint venture, society, joint stock company, trust and estate.