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The Mineral Industry of Pennsylvania

Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Pennsylvania

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

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in Pennsylvania1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2017 Quantity 2017 Value (thousands) 2018 Quantity 2018 Value (thousands)
Cement, masonry thousand metric tons (1000 t) 168 27,000e 143 19,800e
Cement, portland 1000 t 3,630 404,000e 3,370 356,000e
Clay, common clay and (or) shale 1000 t 406 3,360 281 1,870
Gemstones, naturale   NA 2 NA 2
Lime 1000 t 806 170,000 854 176,000
Peat   (4) (7) (4) (7)
Sand and gravel, construction 1000 t 8,840r 92,300r 7,990 83,800
Sand and gravel, industrial   (4) (7) (4) (7)
Stone, crushed 1000 t 88,600r 1,190,000r 86,100 1,170,000
Stone, dimension 1000 t 60r 6,600 48 7,340
Total (partial)   XX 1,890,000r XX 1,810,000

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.

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 Pennsylvania chapters:

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