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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook mineral industries of Asia and the Pacific 1992
Year 1992, Volume 3 (1992)

Wu, John C.
Nepal,   pp. [272]-275 PDF (1.1 MB)


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THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF NEPAL—l992  275TABLE 1 
NEPAL: PRODUCTION OF MINERAL COMMODITIES1'2 
(Metric tons unless otherwise specified) 
Commodity' 
1988 
1989 
1990 
1991' 
1992° 
Beryl 
kilograms 
400 
900 
' 1,000 
(4) 
(4) 
Cement,hydraulic 
215,010 
217,666 
107,179 
135,897 
196,005 
Clays for cement manufacture 
8,033 
7,206 
824 
8,850 
8,850 
Coal: Lignite 
8,311 
9,639 
7,808 
10,150 
10,350 
Copper ore: 
9 
20 
18 
22 
20 
Gross weight 
Cucontent 
3 
7 
6 
4 
7 
Gem stones: 
25,000 
25,000 
20,000 
' 22,000 
25,000 
Garnet 
kilograms 
Tourmaline 
do. 
' 22 
20 
20 
5 
20 
Lime, agricultural 
21,200 
40,500 
"45,000 
24,500 
24,500 
Magnesite, crude 
45,000 
27,978 
' 25,000 
' 25,000 
25,000 
Salt 
6 
7,200 
6,900 
7,300 
7,000 
Stone: 
Limestone 
323,584 
289,743 
"295,000 
221,920 
221,920 
Marble: 
Chips 
1,164 
57 
945 
778 
281 
Cut 
square meters 
15,855 
23,448 
46,892 
34,306 
35,000 
Craggy 
do. 
6,171 
68,954 
5,318 
"6,000 
6,000 
Talc 
4,430 
6,728 
1,798 
3,500 
3,170 
"Estimated. ~Preliminaq. 
' Table includes data available through Mar. 26, 1993. 
2j~ are for the fiscal year ending mid-July of that stated. 
' In addition to the commodities listed, construction materials such as sand
and gravel and other arieties of stone presumably are produced, but available
information is inadequate to make reliable estimates of output levels. 
4Beiyl may have been produced but quantities were not reported. 
' Reported figure. 


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