State Nonferrous Metallic Mineral Leasing
January 2020

Map

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Map - State Active Leases

Locations of active state nonferrous metallic mineral leases
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Snapshot of Nonferrous Lease Sale Web Map

State Nonferrous Metallic Mineral Leasing Web Map

New web map displaying current active and historic state nonferrous leases along with lease sale and land use screening data
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Counties with state metallic mineral leases

As of January 1, 2020

CountyNumber of LeasesPercentage of Total Leases
Aitkin4825.40%
Beltrami31.59%
Carlton2111.11%
Itasca42.12%
Lake2111.11%
St. Louis9248.68%
6 Total Counties189 Leases100%

 

Companies holding state metallic mineral leases

Exploration CompanyNumber of LeasesCounties
Agate Lake Resources, LLC1St. Louis
DMC USA LLC2St. Louis
Encampment Minerals, Inc.73Lake and St. Louis
Franconia Minerals Inc.17Lake and St. Louis
Kennecott Exploration Company69Aitkin and Carlton
Solway Resources3Beltrami
Teck Cominco American Inc.2St. Louis
Twin Metals Minnesota LLC10Lake
Vermillion Gold Inc.12Itasca and St. Louis
Total189 

Data

Maps

GIS Data

The Lands and Minerals Division has a history of creating, maintaining, and sharing spatial datasets and digital print maps.
State Mineral Leasing GIS Data »