Mineral Statistics

Active Mineral Agreements as of January 1, 2017

Agreement Type Agreements Hectares

Metallic & Industrial Mineral Leases
(for development and production)

313 342,728 ha

Metallic & Industrial Mineral Permits (for mineral exploration)

518 3.5 million ha

Ammonite Shell Agreements
(for quarrying or mining)

 65  5,280 ha

Mineral Assessment 2014


Mineral Assessment Expenditures filed under Metallic and Industrial Minerals Permit

$3.8 million  

For more statistics on mineral exploration and production in Alberta and the rest of Canada, visit the Natural Resources Canada website.