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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook area reports: domestic 1978-79
Year 1978-79, Volume 2 (1978-1979)

Lockard, D. W.; Schilling, John H.
Nevada,   pp. 337-349 ff. PDF (1.4 MB)


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Table 4.—Nevada: 
Construction 
sand 
and 
gravel sold 
or 
by 
major use 
category 
use 
1977 
1978 
1979 
Value 
5ands) 
Value 
ton 
Qay 
tons) 
sands) 
Value 
ton 
tons) 
Value 
sands) 
Value 
ton 
Concrete aggregate 3,543 $8,451 $2.39 3,859 $9,970 $2.58 4,377 $10,002Plaster
and gunite sands - - NA NA  NA W W  W W WConcrete products 272 648 2.39 W
W   W W WAsphaltic concrete 1,345 2,738 2.04 1,494 3,581 2.40 1,803 4,248Roadbase
and coverings_ —  3,243 5,433 1.68 2,730 5,111 1.87 2,813 4,467Fill
1,454 2,098 1.44 1,339 2,146 1.60 1,041 1,671Snow and ice control NA NA 
NA 8 12 1.52 46 111Otheruses 47 178 3.77 —— ——
——
—— —— 
$2.29 
W 
W 
2.36 
1.59 
1.61 
2.40 
~— 
Total' or average 9,904 19,542 1.97 10,040 22,620 2.25 10,498 21,387 
2.04 
NA Not available. W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary date;
included in "Total." 1Data may not add to totals shown because
of independent
rounding. 
Table 5—Nevada Sand and gravel sold or used by producers by use
 1977 1978 1979 
Use Quantity Value Value Value Value (~usaid Value 5aflds)  ton sands)  ton
 sands) 
Value 
ton 
Construction: 
 Sand 2,992 $6,436 $2.15 3,933 $9,043 $2.30 3,229 $7,735 
 Gravel 6,912 13,105 1.09 6,102 13,579 2.23 7,260 13,651 
   Total' or average — — — 9,904 19,542 1.97
10,040 22,620
2.25 10,498 21,387Industrial sand 281 1,630 5.80 W W  W W W 
 Grand total 10,185 21,172 2.08 W W W W W 
$2.40 
1.88 
2.04 W 
W 
W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data. ' Datamay not add
to totals shown because of independent rounding. 
Table 6.—Nevada: Crushed stone' sold or used by producers, by use
(Thousand short tons and thousand dollars) 
 1977 1978 1979 
Use 
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity 
Value 
 W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data; included with "Other
uses." 
 ' Includes limestone, granite, marble, traprock (1978-79), and miscellaneous
stone. 
2Lesathan 1/2 unit. 
 ' Includes stone used for poultry grit and mineral food, railroad ballast,
cement manufacture, lime manufacture, flux stone, glass manufacture (1978-79),
unspecified uses, and uses indicated by symbol W. 
 4Data may not add to totals shown because of independent rounding. 
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MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1978-79 
Concreteaggregate(coarse)____________________ 
Macadam aggregate_________________________ 
Dense-gradedroadbasestone___________________ 
Other construction aggregate and roadstone________ 
Riprap and jetty stone________________________ 
Terrazzo and exposed aggregate_________________ 
Chemicals________________________________ 
Beddingmaterials___________________________ 
Fill_____________________________________ 
Sugar refining  
Otheruses3 - 
Total4 
 24 40 3 4 W W 
 96 135 14 19 —— 
 120 203 14 19  —— 
 113 231 15 26 W W 
 2 3 1 3 2 8 
 4 18 4 16 8 30 
 —— —— —— ——
1 3 
 (2) 1 —— —— ——
—— 
 27 54 —— —— ——
—— 
 —— -- W W 51 230 
 1,282 4,820 1,375 5,402 1,540 6,167 
 1,668 5,506 1,426 5,489 1,602 6,439 


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