Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Puerto Rico
Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic
2016-2017 data for Puerto Rico 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 format are available, with other years through the links below.
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Puerto Rico produces construction sand and gravel, crushed stone, portland cement, and solar salt.
The following data table gives nonfuel mineral commodity production data for Puerto Rico extracted from Table 6 in the 2017 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary.
Nonfuel Mineral Production in Puerto Rico1,2,3
2016 Value (thousands)
2017 Value (thousands)
thousand metric tons (1000 t)
eEstimated. rRevised. W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data; excluded from "Total." XX Not applicable.
1Includes data available through December 2020.
2Production as measured by mine shipments, sales, or marketable production (including consumption by producers). Mine output measured as sold or used by the 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.
3Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals shown.
4The Administered Islands American Samoa, Guam, and the Virgin Islands data for crushed stone are not included because these data are withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data. Sand and gravel was not included in the USGS industry survey.
6Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data.
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