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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 2018 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary.

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in South Dakota1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2017 Quantity 2017 Value (thousands) 2018 Quantity 2018 Value (thousands)
Gold5 kilograms 2,970 120,000 2,420 98,800
Sand and gravel, construction thousand metric tons (1000 t) 10,800 51,100 10,900 46,500
Stone, crushed 1000 t 6,440 47,800 6,220 49,900
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   XX 154,000r XX 114,000
Total   XX 373,000r XX 309,000

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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