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The Mineral Industry of Idaho

Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Idaho

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

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in Idaho1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2017 Quantity 2017 Value (thousands) 2018 Quantity 2018 Value (thousands)
Gemstones, naturale   NA 410 NA 418
Gold Kilograms 109 4,420r 106 4,330
Sand and gravel, construction Thousand metric tons (1000 t) 16,200r 96,900r 18,400 118,000
Stone, crushed 1000 t 4,060 28,000r 4,370 29,900
Stone, dimension 1000 t 52 8,260 68 10,900
Combined values of copper, feldspar, garnet (industrial), gold (2015), lead, lime, molybdenum concentrates (2014), perlite (crude), phosphate rock, pumice and pumicite, silver, zeolites, zinc   XX 382,000 XX 301,000
Total   XX 521,000r XX 465,000

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.

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