A mineral royalty is the price charged by the Crown for the transfer of the right to extract a mineral resource. The price (royalty rate) is prescribed as below.

Mineral Royalty rate
Agate 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Agricultural lime 35 cents per tonne
Antimony 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Apatite 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Arsenic 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Asbestos 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Barite 70 cents per tonne
Bauxite 35 cents per tonne
Bentonite (including Fuller's Earth) 70 cents per tonne
Beryllium minerals 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Bismuth 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Borates 70 cents per tonne
Cadmium 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Caesium 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Calcite 40 cents per tonne
Chalcedony 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Chert 35 cents per tonne
Chlorite 70 cents per tonne
Chromite 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Clay/shale 35 cents per tonne
Coal 8.2% of value of open cut coal

7.2% of value of underground coal

6.2% of value of deep underground coal

Cobalt 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Columbium 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Copper 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Corundum 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Cryolite 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Diamond 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Diatomite 70 cents per tonne
Dimension stone 70 cents per tonne
Dolomite 40 cents per tonne
Emerald 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Emery 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Feldspathic materials 70 cents per tonne
Fluorite 70 cents per tonne
Galena 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Garnet 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Geothermal substances 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Germanium 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Gold 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Graphite 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Gypsum 35 cents per tonne
Halite (incl. solar salt) 40 cents per tonne
Ilmenite 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Indium 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Iron minerals 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Jade 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Kaolin 70 cents per tonne
Lead 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Leucoxene 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Limestone 40 cents per tonne
Lithium 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Magnesite 70 cents per tonne
Magnesium salts 40 cents per tonne
Manganese 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Marble 70 cents per tonne
Marine aggregate 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Mercury 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Mica 70 cents per tonne
Mineral pigments 70 cents per tonne
Molybdenite 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Monazite 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Nephrite 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Nickel 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Niobium 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Oil shale 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Olivine 70 cents per tonne
Opal 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Ores of silicon 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Peat 70 cents per tonne
Perlite 70 cents per tonne
Petroleum 10% of wellhead value (value less allowable deduction)
Phosphates 70 cents per tonne
Platinum group minerals 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Platinum 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Potassium minerals 70 cents per tonne
Potassium salts 40 cents per tonne
Pyrophyllite 70 cents per tonne
Quartz crystal 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Quartzite 70 cents per tonne
Rare earth minerals 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Reef quartz 70 cents per tonne
Rhodonite 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Rubidium 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Ruby 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Rutile 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Sapphire 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Scandium and its ores 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Selenium 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Serpentine 70 cents per tonne
Sillimanate-group minerals 70 cents per tonne
Silver 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Sodium salts 40 cents per tonne
Staurolite 70 cents per tonne
Strontium minerals 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Structural clay 35 cents per tonne
Sulphur 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Talc 70 cents per tonne
Tantalum 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Thorium 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Tin 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Topaz 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Tourmaline 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Tungsten and its ores 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Turquoise 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Vanadium 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Vermiculite 70 cents per tonne
Wollastonite 70 cents per tonne
Zeolites 70 cents per tonne
Zinc 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Zircon 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)
Zirconia 4% ex-mine value (value less allowable deductions)