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The Mineral Industry of Georgia

Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Georgia

The following data table gives nonfuel mineral commodity production data for Georgia extracted from Table 5 in the 2018 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary.

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in Georgia1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2017 Quantity 2017 Value (thousands) 2018 Quantity 2018 Value (thousands)
Clay, kaolin Thousand metric tons (1000 t) 4,970 822,000 4,910 817,000
Gemstones, naturale   NA 11 NA 11
Sand and gravel, construction 1000 t 5,610r 39,400r 6,080 41,400
Stone, crushed 1000 t 53,200 827,000r 53,400 881,000
Stone, dimension 1000 t 132r 13,400r 138 12,700
Combined values of barite, bauxite, cement, clay (common clay and fuller's earth), iron oxide pigments, lime, mica (crude), sand and gravel (industrial), titanium mineral concentrates (ilmenite and rutile), zirconium mineral concentrates   XX 225,000 XX 233,000
Total   XX 1,930,000   1,990,000

eEstimated. rRevised. NA Not available. XX Not applicable.

1Includes data from the commodity chapters published in the Minerals Yearbook as they were completed and released through June 2022.

2Production as measured by mine shipments, sales, or marketable production (including consumption by producers). Mine output measured as sold or used by producers is primarily shown in the tables, because values can be assigned. Where sold or used data are not available, actual mine output is used as the production measurement and value is estimated average price of the mineral commodity for that year. Data are reported in gross weight unless otherwise specified.

3Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals shown.

Minerals Yearbook Volume II Georgia chapters:

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