State Earth Materials Leasing
Status - April 2017

Conveyor belt transporting raw aggregate materials

A state lease called an earth materials lease is required prior to extraction. It has certain requirements, environmental protections and controls, reclamation requirements and special conditions. The lessee must carry the specified insurance and minimum annual production quantities typically apply.


State Earth Materials Leasing Status

As of


Number of Leases


May 2018

Active Leases


These sites are currently under lease. Aggregate is available from the current lessee. If you are interested in more information about the active leases please see contact information at end of page.

May 2018

Historic Leases


These sites have been leased previously. Please inquire (see contact information at end of page) regarding availability for lease. These sites are also subject to site-specific land management requirements.


If you would like to learn more about DNR construction aggregate leasing opportunities, please contact:
Corrie Floyd, Industrial Minerals Specialist
[email protected]

Division of Lands and Minerals
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155-4045
Tel: 651.259.5958

Disclaimer: The DNR does not operate a retail business to sell stone products or construction aggregates. However, if you have a question regarding a request to purchase commercial quantities of materials from our lessees, we will provide contact information to you for our lessees. Please send an email inquiry to Corrie Floyd.