Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Missouri
Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic
2016-2017 data for Missouri are summarized in the table on this web page. The 2015 chapter data tables (XLS) and 2014 chapter containing text and data tables in PDF and XLS formats, and other years, are available through the links below.
Sources of information
Missouri leads in fire clay, lead, lime, montmorillonite, and tripoli production; is a major producer of crushed stone, cement, and zinc. Produces common clay, construction & industrial sand & gravel, copper, dimension stone, gemstones, and silver.
The following data table gives nonfuel mineral commodity production data for Missouri extracted from Table 5 in the 2017 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary
Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in Missouri1,2,3
2016 Value (thousands)
2017 Value (thousands)
thousand metric tons (1000 t)
Clay, common clay and (or) shale
Sand and gravel, construction
Sand and gravel, industrial
Combined values of cement (masonry), clay (fire clay and montmorillonite), gemstones (natural), lead, lime, silica (tripoli), stone (dimension), zinc, and values indicated by symbol W
eEstimated. rRevised. NA Not available. XX Not applicable. -- Zero.
1Includes data from the commodity chapters published in the Minerals Yearbook as they were completed and released through December 2020.
2Production as measured by mine shipments, sales, or marketable production (including consumption by producers).
3Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals shown. 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.
4Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data.
5Recoverable content of ores and concentrates.
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