Mine Road (C-26844)

Closing Costs:

These costs cannot be financed and are in addition to the 10% down payment.  All closing costs are due from the prevailing bidder at the auction.  The purchaser will be assessed the following costs:

Appraisal Costs: $2,300.00
Cultural Resources Survey: N/A
Legal Advertising Cost: $400.00
Sale Processing Charge: $500.00
Application Fee: $250.00


School of Mines

Legal Description:

Township 18 South, Range 8 East, SLB&M
Section 27:  SE¼NE¼


This parcel is located approximately 1.5 miles northeast of the town of Castle Dale.


The property is accessed by an arterial gravel road from Highway 29.
Directions to the property:  From Emery High School, travel approximately 0.8 mile north.  Turn right onto the gravel road and proceed 0.4 mile to the northwest corner of the subject parcel.  Individuals traveling from Price or Huntington on Highway 10 (SR10) need to turn right approximately 0.3 mile after Mile Post 40, before the San Rafael Rec. Access sign, onto a dirt road.  Once on the dirt road, travel 0.4 mile to the southeast corner of the subject property.


The topography is relatively flat with some undulating ground with drainage mainly to the southeast.  Vegetation is sparse with some sagebrush and range grass.


40.00 acres, more or less


No water rights are associated with this property.  Water rights are regulated by the Division of Water Rights.  You may contact them at (435) 637-7937 for information.


There are no utilities to the subject parcel.  The nearest power utilities are located approximately 0.5 mile west.  The property may accommodate a well and septic system.  Contact Emery County for information about needed permits for well and septic systems.


A-1 (Agriculture) – Homesites are allowed on a minimum of 10 acres which have at least 20 feet of frontage along a public road.  Contact Emery County for information on permitted uses within this zoning designation.


Financing will be offered for these parcels.  A down payment of 10% and closing costs will be due at the auction.  The remaining balance can be financed at a variable rate of prime plus 2.5% for up to a 20 year term.

Mineral Leases:

  1. Mineral Lease No. 52227 for oil, gas, and associated hydrocarbons, issued to WEM Dragon, LLC

Surface Leases:

  1. There is an existing road through the parcel which Emery County maintains.  For the legal status of the road and future maintenance plans of the road, please contact Emery County.

Cultural Resource Covenant:

A cultural resource review was conducted on the subject property.  No significant sites were identified.


  1. Please see the auction page for general disclosures and auction procedure information which pertains to all properties being offered at the auction.
  2. All mineral rights, including the sand and gravel rights will be reserved.
  3. The properties will be conveyed subject to all valid existing rights.
  4. Other disclosures, if any, will be announced at the auction.

Diane Lund
Assistant Managing Director, Surface; Land Sales Coordinator
Bryan Torgerson
Surface, Assistant Managing Director

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