National Minerals Information Center

The Mineral Industry of Nebraska

Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Nebraska

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

2016-2017 data for Nebraska are summarized in the table on this web page. The 2015 chapter data tables (XLS) and 2014 chapter containing text and tables in PDF and XLS formats, and other years, are available through the links below.

Sources of information

Nebraska is a major producer of construction sand and gravel and crushed stone, and also produces common clay, industrial sand and gravel, lime, and portland cement.

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 - Nebraska chapters

The following data table gives nonfuel mineral commodity production data for Nebraska extracted from Table 5 in the 2017 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in Nebraska1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2016 Quantity 2016 Value 2017 Quantity 2017 Value
Gemstones, naturale   NA 5 NA 5
Sand and gravel, construction thousand metric tons (1000 t) 12,700 94,200 11,700 87,600
Stone, crushed 1000 t 6,880r 86,000r 7,060 89,200
Combined values of cement, clay (common), lime, sand and gravel (industrial)   XX (7) XX (7)
Total (partial)   XX 180,000r XX 177,000

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 December 2020

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. Mine output measured as sold or used by producers is primarily shown in the tables, because values can be assigned. Where sold or used data are not available, actual mine output is used as the production measurement and value is estimated average price of the mineral commodity for that year. Data are reported in gross weight unless otherwise specified.

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

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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