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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 2016 Quantity 2016 Value (thousands) 2017 Quantity 2017 Value (thousands)
Cement, masonry thousand metric tons (1000 t) 170 26,300e 168 27,000
Cement, portland 1000 t 3,820 405,000e 3,630 404,000
Clay, common clay and (or) shale 1000 t 350 2,640 406 3,360
Gemstones, naturale   NA 2 NA 2
Lime 1000 t 910r 115,000r 806 170,000
Peat   (4) (7) (4) (7)
Sand and gravel, construction 1000 t 8,940r 94,100r 8,600 89,900
Sand and gravel, industrial   (4) (7) (4) (7)
Stone, crushed 1000 t 85,800r 1,140,000r 87,300 1,170,000
Stone, dimension 1000 t 39r7 7,410r 26 6,600
Total (partial)   XX 1,790,000r XX 1,870,000

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 March 2019.

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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