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January 1, 2006

In 2005, diatomite production in the United States reached 653 kt, a 5% increased over 2004. Production came from six companies with 12 processing facilities in four states. California and Nevada accounted for 70% of US production in 2005. Other than the United States, significant producers included China, Denmark, Japan, France and Mexico.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2006
Title Diatomite
Authors A. Founie
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Mining Engineering
Index ID 70030672
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse