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The Mineral Industry of South Dakota

Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in South Dakota

The following data table gives nonfuel mineral commodity production data for South Dakota extracted from Table 5 in the 2019 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary.

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in South Dakota1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2018 Qty 2018 Value

(1000 $)
2019 Qty 2019 Value

(1000 $)
Gold5 kilograms 2,420 98,800 2,620 117,000
Sand and gravel, construction 1000

metric tons

(1000 t)
10,900 46,500 10,400 51,500
Stone, crushed 1000 t 6,520 46,500 6,940 48,200
Combined values of

cement, clay (common),

feldspar, gemstones

(natural), gypsum

(crude), lime, mica

(crude), sand and gravel

(industrial), silver,

stone (dimension)
  XX 115,000r XX 158,000
Total   XX 311,000r XX 375,000

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.

Minerals Yearbook Volume II South Dakota chapters:

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