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Common clay and shale

January 1, 2013

Part of the 2000 annual review of the industrial minerals sector. A general overview of the common clay and shale industry is provided. In 2000, U.S. production increased by 5 percent, while sales or use declined to 23.6 Mt. Despite the slowdown in the economy, no major changes are expected for the market.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2001
Title Common clay and shale
Authors R.L. Virta
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Mining Engineering
Index ID 70045437
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center