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The Mineral Industry of North Dakota

Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in North Dakota

The following data table gives nonfuel mineral commodity production data for North Dakota extracted from Table 5 in the 2019 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary.

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in North Dakota1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2018 Qty 2018 Value

(1000 $)
2019 Qty 2019 Value

(1000 $)
Clay, common clay

and (or) shale

metric tons

(1000 t)
50 425 51 365
Gemstones, naturale NA NA 5 NA 5
Lime 1000 t (4) (7) (4) (7)
Sand and gravel,

1000 t 12,700 103,000 13,000 100,000
Sand and gravel,

1000 t (4) (7) 0 0
Stone, crushed 1000 t 326 2,310 337 2,200
Total (partial)   XX 106,000 XX 103,000

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 January 2023.

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.

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

Minerals Yearbook Volume II North Dakota chapters:

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