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Ball clay

January 1, 2007

The article offers information on ball clay. Among the companies that mine ball clay in the U.S. are H.C. Spinks Clay, Kentucky-Tennessee Clay and Old Hickory Clay. In 2006, an estimated 1.2 million tons of the mineral was sold or used domestically and exported. Forty-percent of the total sales is accounted for ceramic floor and wall tile followed by sanitaryware and miscellaneous ceramics. Its average value was $ 45 per ton in 2006.

Publication Year 2007
Title Ball clay
Authors R.L. Virta
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Mining Engineering
Index ID 70045408
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center