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The Mineral Industry of Oregon

Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Oregon

The following data table gives nonfuel mineral commodity production data for Oregon extracted from Table 5 in the 2017 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary.

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in Oregon1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2017 Quantity 2017 Value (thousands) 2018 Quantity 2018 Value (thousands)
Gemstones, naturale   NA 1,380 NA 1,250
Pumice and pumicite metric tons  135,000 3,530 96,400 2,150
Sand and gravel, construction thousand metric tons (1000 t) 14,900 145,000 16,400 173,000
Stone, crushed 1000 t 19,600r 150,000r 21,900 187,000
Combined values of cement, clay (bentonite and common clay), diatomite, lime, perlite (crude), sand and gravel (industrial), zeolites, and values indicated by symbol W   XX 153,000 XX 170,000
Total   XX 453,000r XX 532,000

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).

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.

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