National Minerals information Center

The Mineral Industry of New York

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

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

The 2014 New York 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

New York leads in industrial garnet production and is a major producer of construction sand and gravel, crushed stone, and salt. It produces cement, common clay, dimension stone, industrial sand and gravel, natural gemstones, 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 York chapters

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

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in New York1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2015 Quantity 2015 Value (thousands) 2016 Quantity 2016 Value (thousands)
Clay, common thousand metric tons (1000 t) 525r 25,300r 668 28,400
Gemstones, naturale   NA 94 NA 104
Salt 1000 t 7,320 615,000 6,710 566,000
Sand and gravel, construction 1000 t 30,600r 297,000r 30,500 315,000
Stone, crushed 1000 t 40,600r 482,000r 38,600 473,000
Stone, dimension 1000 t 126 17,200 93 13,200
Combined values of cement, garnet (industrial), peat, sand and gravel (industrial), wollastonite XX XX (7) XX (7)
Total (partial)   XX 1,440,000r XX 1,390,000

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.

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