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January 1, 2013

In 2011, elemental sulfur and the byproduct sulfuric acid were produced at 109 operations in 29 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Total shipments were valued at about $1.6 billion. Elemental sulfur production was 8.2 Mt (9 million st); Louisiana and Texas accounted for about 53 percent of domestic production.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2012
Title Sulfur
Authors L.E. Apodaca
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Mining Engineering
Index ID 70044808
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center