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

2016-2017 data for New York 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.

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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 2017 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary.

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in New York1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2016 Quantity 2016 Value (thousands) 2017 Quantity  2017 Value (thousands)
Clay, common thousand metric tons (1000 t) 668 28,400 831 33,000
Gemstones, naturale   NA 104 NA 211
Salt 1000 t 6,690r 566,000 6,270 560,000
Sand and gravel, construction 1000 t 30,600r 317,000r 30,300 325,000
Stone, crushed 1000 t 38,300r 468,000r 37,000 463,000
Stone, dimension 1000 t 93 13,200 84 13,900
Combined values of cement, garnet (industrial), peat, sand and gravel (industrial), wollastonite XX XX (7) XX (7)
Total (partial)   XX 1,390,000 XX 1,400,000

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 Decemebr 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