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The Mineral Industry of Kansas

Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Kansas

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

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in Kansas1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2017 Quantity 2017 Value (thousands) 2018 Quantity 2018 Value (thousands)
Cement, portland thousand metric tons (1000 t) 2,300 242,000e 2,300 279,000e
Clay: common 1000 t 286 W 282 W
Clay: montmorillonite 1000 t 29 W 37 W
Gemstones, naturale   NA 2 NA 2
Salt 1000 t 2,500r 220,000r 2,940 236,000
Sand and gravel, construction 1000 t 9,680r 60,100r 8,510 60,100
Stone, crushed 1000 t 15,600r 133,000r 14,900 126,000
Combined values of cement (masonry), dimension stone, gypsum (crude), helium (crude and Grade–A), pumice and pumicite, and values indicated by symbol W   XX (7) XX (7)
Total (partial)   XX 655,000r XX 701,000

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.

7Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data; value included in "Undistributed" in the U.S. total value.

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