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January 1, 2013

The United States continues to be the world's leading producer and consumer of diatomite. Production of diatomite in the United States during 2010 was estimated to be 550 kt (606,000 st), a 4-percent decrease compared with 2009 production.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2011
Title Diatomite
Authors R.D. Crangle
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Mining Engineering
Index ID 70044864
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center