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 2012-2013 Ohio chapter containing text and data tables is available in PDF and XLS formats. Other years are available through the links below.

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.

Aggregates by State and End Use, 1971-2015

Statistical Summary

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 2015 Minerals Yearbook Statistical Summary.

Nonfuel Mineral Commodity Production in Ohio1,2,3
Mineral Commodity Units 2014 Quantity 2014 Value (thousands) 2015 Quantity 2015 Value (thousands)
Cement, portland Thousand metric tons (1000 t) 864 90,000e 916 104,000e
Clay, common 1000 t 643 9,980 653 10,600
Gemstones, naturale   NA 4 NA 5
Lime 1000 t 1,800 234,000 1,500 201,000
Sand and gravel, construction 1000 t 30,500r 228,000r 33,300 274,000
Sand and gravel, industrial 1000 t 2,850 211,000 1,440 79,400
Stone, crushed 1000 t 53,500r 477,000r 58,700 525,000
Stone, dimension 1000 t 21 5,150 22 6,070
Combined values of cement (masonry), clay [fire (2015)], peat, salt   XX (7) XX (7)
Total (partial)   XX 1,250,000r XX 1,200,000

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 June 2018.

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