National Minerals Information Center

The Mineral Industry of New Jersey

Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in New Jersey

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

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

Sources of information

New Jersey mainly produces construction sand and gravel and crushed stone. It also produces industrial sand and gravel, 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 - New Jersey chapters

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

 

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in New Jersey1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2016 Quantity 2016 Value (thousands) 2017 Quantity 2017 Value (thousands)
Gemstones, naturale   NA 2 NA 2
Peat   (4) (12) (4) (12)
Sand and gravel, construction thousand metric tons (1000 t) 12,400r 103,000 13,400 107,000
Sand and gravel, industrial 1000 t 879 35,900 1,110 44,900
Stone, crushed 1000 t 16,600 159,000r 17,100 192,000
Total   XX 298,000r XX 343,000

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.

4Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data.

12Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data; included in "Total."

 

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Contacts

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