Saleable Minerals


How to obtain Mineral Materials from BLM administered federal lands

Mineral material sales on BLM Nevada lands are handled by the Field Offices where the materials are located.

- BLM Mineral Policy Statement

- Land Records

- June 1991 Settlement Agreement Between Cyprus Foote Mineral & US Dept of Justice

- Stockpile Location Map

Salable mineral materials include common variety of sand, stone, gravel, pumice, pumicite, clay, rock, and petrified wood.  BLM sells mineral materials at fair market value and grants free use permits to government agencies, and also issues free use permits for a limited amount of material to nonprofit organizations.  

Field Offices

•  Elko

•  Winnemucca

•  Carson City

•  Ely

•  Las Vegas

•  Battle Mountain