Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in South Dakota
Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic
2017-2018 data for South Carolina 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 formats are available, with other years, through the links below.
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South Dakota leads in mica production It also produces construction sand and gravel, crushed stone, dimension stone, feldspar, gemstones, gold, gypsum, industrial sand and gravel, lime, and silver. Iron ore mined is used for cement clinker.
The following data table gives nonfuel mineral commodity production data for South Dakota extracted from Table 5 in the 2018 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary.
Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in South Dakota1,2,3
2017 Value (thousands)
2018 Value (thousands)
Sand and gravel, construction
thousand metric tons (1000 t)
Combined values of cement, clay (common clay and (or) shale), feldspar, gemstones (natural), gypsum (crude), lime, mica (crude), sand and gravel (industrial), silver, stone (dimension), and values indicated by symbol W
rRevised. 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.
5Recoverable content of ores and concentrates.
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