National Minerals Information Center

The Mineral Industry of Indiana

Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Indiana

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

The 2014 Indiana 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

Indiana is a major producer of construction sand and gravel, crushed stone (limestone), dimension stone, and portland cement. It produces ball clay, common clay, gemstones, gypsum, industrial sand and gravel, lime, masonry cement, and peat.

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 - Indiana chapters

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

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in Indiana1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2015 Quantity 2015 Value (thousands) 2016 Quantity 2016 Value (thousands)
Cement, portland thousand metric tons (1000 t) 2,560 254,000e W W
Gemstones, naturale   NA 5 NA 5
Sand and gravel, construction (1000 t) 17,300 132,000r 17,500 133,000
Stone, crushed (1000 t) 49,500 384,000r 47,100 390,000
Stone, dimension (1000 t) 211 39,700 236 42,800
Combined values of cement (masonry), clay (ball clay and common clay), gypsum (crude), lime, peat, sand and gravel (industrial), and value indicated by symbol W   XX 161,000 XX 439,000
Total   XX 972,000r XX 1,000,000

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.

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Robert M Callaghan

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

Madan M Singh

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