National Minerals Information Center

The Mineral Industry of Ohio

Statistics and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Ohio

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

Minerals Yearbook Vol. II - Domestic

The 2014 Ohio 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

Ohio is a major producer of lime & salt. It produces cement, clays, construction & industrial sand/gravel, crushed stone (limestone/dolomite), dimension stone (sandstone/conglomerate), 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 - Ohio chapters

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

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in Ohio1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2015 Quantity 2015 Value (thousands) 2016 Quantity 2016 Value (thousands)
Cement, portland thousand metric tons (1000 t) 916 104,000e (4) (7)
Clay, common 1000 t 662r 12,300r 652 12,200
Gemstones, naturale   NA 5 NA 5
Lime 1000 t 1,500 201,000 1,530 205,000
Sand and gravel, construction 1000 t 32,900r 271,000r 32,600 266,000
Sand and gravel, industrial 1000 t 1,440 79,400 1,310 51,800
Stone, crushed 1000 t 53,500r 477,000r 58,700 525,000
Stone, dimension 1000 t 22 6,070 17 6,810
Combined values of cement (masonry), clay (fire clay), peat, salt   XX (7) XX (7)
Total (partial)   XX 1,200,000 XX 1,130,000

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.

Minerals Yearbook Volume II Ohio chapters:

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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