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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Metals, minerals, and fuels 1972
Year 1972, Volume 1 (1972)

Clifton, Robert A.
Asbestos,   pp. 169-180 PDF (956.2 KB)


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1Less than V2 uuit. 15,701 3,274 12,458 5,335 707.356 79,123 735,515 87,732
- 176                   MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1972 
  Table 6.—US. exports and reexports of asbestos and asbestos products
 1971 1972 
 Product 
 Quantity Value Quantity Value 
 (thousands) (thousands) 
EXPORTS 
Unmanufactured: 
 Crude and spinning fibers short tons - 6,830 $13761, 22,081 $3,786 
 Nonspinningfibers do~. 21,257 3,453J 
 Waste and refuse do... 24,115 2,742 29,711 3,835 
 Total do.. 52,202 7,571 51,792 7,621 
Products: 
 Gaskets and packing do~. 2,299 7,698 2,409 7,462 
 Brake linings ~ ' 5,258 ' 7,185 4,496 6,654 
 Clutch facings, including linings number..  1,920,176 1,572 2,727,573 1,908
 Textiles and yarn_ short tons~. 6,673 3,397 8,643 4,863 
 Shingles and clapboard do. - -  12,696 2,580 10,366 2,308 
 Articles of asbestos cement do - -  9,603 3,080 9,649 2,148 
 Manufactures, n.e.c  NA 5,897 NA 6,715 
 Total -- ' 31,409 -- 32,058 
REEXPORTS 
Unmanufactured: 
 Crude and spinning fibers short tons.. 1,141 2291, 6,287 1,367 
 Nonspinning fibers do - -- 335 63J 
 Waste and refuse do~~ -- -- 545 63 
 Total do.. 1,476 292 6,832 1,430 
Products: 
 Gaskets and packing do -  1 5 254 
 Brakelinings do~.. 6 10 -- 
 Clutch facings, including linings number  422 1 - - 
 Textiles and yarn short tons  - - - - 5 
 Shingles and clapboard do - -  -- - - - - 
 Articles of asbestos cement do_ --  - - - - 100 
 Manufactures, n.e.c  NA 5 NA 
Total 
 -- 21 -- 52 
Revised. 
NA Not available. 
Table 7.—U.S. imports for consumption of asbestos (unmanufactured),
by class and country 
- '  - -- — -- -- All other Total 
Urude (including Textile fiber 
 blue fiber) 
 Year and country 
 Short Value Short Value Short Value Short Value 
 tons (thou- tons (thou- tons (thou-  tons (thou 
  sands)  sands)  sands)  sands) 
1971 
 Canada 240 $96 11,620 $5,306 636,782 $69,577 648,642 $74,979 
 Finland  -- -- -- 4,182 342 4,182 342 
 Italy 2 4 -- -- -- -- 2 4 
 Mexico  -- 18 8 40 3 58 11 
 Mozambique 203 43 -- -- 157 31 360 74 
 South Africa, 
  Republic of 23,188 4,104 1 (1) 1,822 399 25,011 4,503 
 Swaziland 160 46 -- -- 230 59 390 105 
 United Kingdom  -- -- -- 109 3 109 3 
 Yugoslavia  -- -~ -- 2,613 69 2,613 69 
 Total 23,793 4,293 11,639 5,314 645,935 70,483 681,367 80,090 
1972 
 Bolivia 29 3 -- --  -- -- 29 3 
 Canada 66 10 11,599 5,316 702 230 78,577 713,895 83,903 
 Finland -- -- -- --  2,243 160 2,243 160 
 Greece -- -- -- --  6 1 6 1 
 Italy -- -- -- --  2 3 2 3 
 Mozambique 428 85 -- --  597 118 1,025 203 
 Rhodesia, Southern -  200 99 - - - -  - - - - 200 99 
 South Africa, 
  Republic of 14,938 3,056 16 7  1,431 220 16,385 3,283 
 Swaziland 40 21 - - - -  - - - - 40 21 
 Switzerland -- -- -- --  4 1 4 1 
 Yugoslavia - - - - 843 12  843 43 1,686 55 
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