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Lime

January 1, 2006

In 2005, US lime production was 20 Mt with a value of $1.5 billion. Production was unchanged compared with 2004. Captive production was 1.4 Mt. US consumption was 20.2 Mt. Most of the US lime trade was with Canada and Mexico. Despite some disruptions due to hurricanes Katrina and Rita, normal sales activities remained healthy.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2006
Title Lime
DOI
Authors M. Miller
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Mining Engineering
Series Number
Index ID 70030559
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization