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.
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||Mining Engineering|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||National Minerals Information Center|