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Metallic Minerals

The DNR, on behalf of the State of Michigan, accepts applications to lease state-owned metallic minerals by direct lease or sealed-bid auction. Types of metallic minerals available to lease in Michigan include, but are not limited to, copper and nickel.

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Direct Lease Requests

Aquila Resources USA - Menominee County

Great Lakes Exploration - Marquette County

Great Lakes Exploration - Menominee County

Keweenaw Land Association - Dickinson County

Keweenaw Land Association - Gogebic County / NEW REQUEST

Weyerhaeuser Company - Marquette County