National Minerals Information Center

The Mineral Industry of Missouri

Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Missouri

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

The 2014 Missouri chapter containing text and data tables is available in PDF and XLS formats. Other years are available through the links below.

Sources of information

Missouri leads in fire clay, lead, lime, montmorillonite, and tripoli production; is a major producer of crushed stone, cement, and zinc. Produces common clay, construction & industrial sand & gravel, copper, dimension stone, gemstones, and silver.

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 - Missouri chapters

The following data table gives nonfuel mineral commodity production data for Missouri extracted from Table 5 in the 2015 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in Missouri1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2014 Quantity 2014 Value (thousands) 2015 Quantity 2015 Value (thousands)
Cement, portland Thousand metric tons (1000 t) 8,780 844,000e 8,540 849,000e
Sand and gravel, construction 1000 t 10,600r 67,500r 9,830 67,200
Sand and gravel, industrial 1000 t 4,290 289,000 6,290 385,000
Stone, crushed 1000 t 70,900r 562,000r 70,300 523,000
Combined values of cement (masonry), clay (common, fire, fuller's earth), copper, gemstones (natural), lead, lime,   XX 903,000 XX 779,000
Total   XX 2,660,000r XX 2,600,000

eEstimated. rRevised. NA Not available. XX Not applicable. -- Zero.

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.

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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