3503.13 For what areas may I receive a hardrock mineral permit or lease§ 3503.13 For what areas may I receive a hardrock mineral permit or lease?
Subject to the consent of the surface managing agency, you may obtain hardrock mineral permits and leases only in the following areas:
(a) Lands identified in Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1946, for which jurisdiction for mineral leasing was transferred to the Secretary of the Interior. These include lands originally acquired under the following acts:
(1) 16 U.S.C. 520 (Weeks Act);
(2) Title II of the National Industrial Recovery Act (40 U.S.C. 401, 403a and 408);
(3) The 1935 Emergency Relief Appropriation Act (48 Stat. 115 and 118);
(4) Section 55 of Title I of the Act of August 24, 1935 (49 Stat. 750 and 781); and
(5) The Act of July 22, 1937 (7 U.S.C. 1011 (c) and 1018 (repealed), Bankhead-Jones Act).
(b) Lands added to the Shasta National Forest by Act of March 19, 1948 (62 Stat. 83);
(c) Public Domain Lands within the National Forests in Minnesota (16 U.S.C. 508 (b));
(d) Lands in New Mexico that are portions of Juan Jose Lobato Grant (North Lobato) and Anton Chica Grant (El Pueblo) as described in section 1 of the Act of June 28, 1952 (66 Stat. 285);
(e) Lands in the Shasta and Trinity Units of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Areas;
(f) The following National Park Lands:
(1) Lake Mead National Recreation Area;
(2) Glen Canyon National Recreation Area; and
(3) Lands in the Whiskeytown Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area;
(g) Lands patented to the State of California for park or other purposes where minerals were reserved to the United States; and
(h) White Mountains National Recreation Area, Alaska.