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Clays, common

January 1, 2013

Part of a special section on the state of industrial minerals in 1997. The state of the common clay industry worldwide for 1997 is discussed. Sales of common clay in the U.S. increased from 26.2 Mt in 1996 to an estimated 26.5 Mt in 1997. The amount of common clay and shale used to produce structural clay products in 1997 was estimated at 13.8 Mt.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1998
Title Clays, common
Authors R.L. Virta
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Mining Engineering
Index ID 70045433
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center