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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook area reports: international 1978-79
Year 1978-79, Volume 3 (1978-1979)

Keyes, William F.
Ireland,   pp. 511-519 ff. PDF (1000.0 KB)


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MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1978-79 
Table 3.—ireland: Imports of mineral commodities —Continued
(Metric tons unless otherwise specified) 
Commodity 
NONMETALS —Continued 
Coke and semicoke do__ 
Hydrogen and rare gases_____________________ 
Petroleum: 
Crude and~artly refined 
 thousand 42-gallon barrels_ — 16,054 15,255 
 4,842 5,825 United Kingdom 5,020. 
 2,722 2,984 United Kingdom 2,947. 
 4,708 5,357 United Kingdom 3,676; U.S.S.R. 
    1,257. 
 12,068 11,558 United Kingdom 6,875; U.S.S.R. 
    1,445; Italy 1,421. 
 364 411 United Kingdom 398. 
 673 940 NA. 
 26 22 United Kingdom 15. 
 609 NA 
 500 748 United Kingdom 722. 
See footnotes at end of table. 
Mica —Continued Worked 
Pigments, mineral: 
Natural,crude__________________________ 
 Iron oxides, processed_____________________ Precious and semiprecious stones,
excluding diamond 
  value_ - 
Salt 
Sodium and potassiurn.compounds, n.e.s.: 
 Causticsoda___________________________ 
 Caustic potash and sodic and potassic peroxides - Stone, sand and gravel:
 Dimension stone: 
Crude and partly worked: 
Calcareous______________________ 
Slate__________________________ 
Other__________________________ 
Worked: 
Slate__________________________ 
Pavingstoneandflagstone___________ 
Other__________________________ 
 Dolomite_____________________________ 
 Gravel and crushed stone                   
 Limestone,exceptdimension________________ 
 Quartzandquartzite_____________________ 
 Sand, excludingmetal bearing_______________ 
Sulfur: 
 Elemental: 
Colloidal___________________________ Otherthancolloidal___________________
 Sulfurdioxide__________________________ 
 Sulfuricacid___________________________ 
Talc, steatite, soapstone, pyrophyllite  
Other: 
Crude_______________________________ Slag, dross, and similar waste, not
metal bearing - Oxides and hydroxides of magnesium, strontium, barium 
Building materials of asphalt, asbestos, and fiber cement, and unfired nonmetals,
n.e.s_________ 
MINERAL FUELS AND RELATED MATERIALS 
Asphaltandbit.umen,natural_________________ 
Carbon blackand gas carbon  
Coal: Anthracite and bituminous coal thousand tons_ - 
Refinery products: 
 Gasoline do - - - 
 Kerosine do_ — — — 
 Distillate fuel oil do_ — — 
 Residualfueloil do...__... 
 Lubricants do. - - 
 Other: 
    Liquefied petroleum gas do_ - - - 
Mineraljellyandwax          
 Nonlubricating oils, n.e.s do_ - - - 
 Bitumen and other residues do_ - — - 
 1977 1978 Principal sources, 1978 
 -- 31 NA. 
 156 NA 
 1,388 1,535 West Germany 1,019. 
 $403 NA 
 72,261 77,221 United Kingdom 59,845;West 
    Germany 10,547. 
 18,030 22,180 United Kingdom. 19,072. 
 748 583 NA. 
 1 562 2 123 Italy 1 874 
 497 549 NA. 
 1,622 6,333 Republic of South Africa 3,763. 
 322 937 France 563. 
 -- 32 NA. 
 926 1,239 Italy 853. 
 1,955 944 NA. 
 216,119 282,429 United Kingdom 278,694.. 
 4,234 3,009 NA. 
 238 465 NA. 
 98,012 126,676 United Kingdom 27,091; 
    Belgium-Luxembourg 24,099. 
 146 19 NA. 
 10,754 8,592 Canada 8,139. 
 3,988 7,544 United Kingdom 5,100. 
 44,467 34,678 United Kingdom 83,501. 
 1,951 1,988 United Kingdom 1,542. 
 7,490 6,233 NA. 
 1,364 2,291 NA. 
 20 23 NA. 
 11,372 14,027 United Kingdom 12,764. 
 2,515 3,004 United Kingdom 1,232. 
 18,721 11,468 United King4om 11,272. 
 868 839 Poland 600; United Kingdom 
    213. 
 35 5,437 United Kingdom 5,399. 
 2,590 3,356 United Kingdom 2,228. 
Iran 5,790; Saudi Arabia 5,616. 


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