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.

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.

Aggregates by State and End Use, 1971-2015

Statistical Summary

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 2015 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary.

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in Indiana1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2014 Quantity 2014 Value (thousands) 2015 Quantity 2015 Value (thousands)
Cement, portland   2,400 208,000e 2,560 254,000e
Clay, common   (6) W (6) W
Gemstones, naturale   NA 4 NA 5
Sand and gravel, construction   17,600 132,000 17,300 134,000
Stone, crushed   44,400r 342,000r 49,500 381,000
Stone, dimension   200 34,400 211 39,700
Combined values of cement (masonry), clay (ball), gypsum (crude), lime, peat, sand and gravel (industrial)   XX 170,000r XX 161,000
Total   XX 886,000r XX 969,000

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 June 2018.

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