National Minerals Information Center

The Mineral Industry of Delaware

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

The 2014 Delaware chapter containing text and data tables is available in PDF and XLS formats. Other years are available through the links below, and 2015-2016 data are presented in the table.

Sources of information

Delaware is a major producer of magnesium compounds and produced construction sand and gravel. Crushed stone was not quarried but was sold at sales yards in the State.

Statistical Summary

Aggregates Data by State, Type, and End Use

Mineral Commodity Summaries

Mineral Industry Surveys

Minerals Yearbook Volume I -- Metals and Minerals

Mineral Yearbook Volume II - Delaware chapters

The following data table gives nonfuel mineral commodity production data for Delaware extracted from Table 5 in the 2016 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary.

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in Delaware1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2015 Quantity 2015 Value (thousands 2016 Quantity 2016 Value (thousands)
Gemstones, naturale   NA 2 NA 2
Magnesium compounds   (6) (7) (6) (7)
Sand and gravel, construction   2,370 19,800 2,810 23,500
Stone, crushed   (6) (7) (6) (7)
Total (partial)   XX 19,800 XX 23,500

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.

6Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data.

7Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data; value included in "Undistributed" in the U.S. total value.

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Contacts

Madan M Singh

State Mineral Specialist
National Minerals Information Center
Phone: 703-648-4916

Robert M Callaghan

State Mineral Specialist
National Minerals Information Center
Phone: 703-648-7709