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

Fulkerson, Frank B.
Barite,   pp. 181-187 ff. PDF (537.9 KB)


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 184              MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1972 
  Table 6.—US. exports of natural barium sulfate and carbonate 
1971 
1972 
Country — Short tons 
Value 
(thou- 
sands) 
Short tons 
Value (thousands) 
Argentina 20 $2 -- -- 
Brazil 237 9 165 $6 
Canada 8,449 325 35,158 1,383 
Colombia 200 7 -- -- 
Ecuador -- -- 122 23 
ElSalvador -- -- 80 4 
Guatemala - - -- 620 31 
Honduras -- -- 100 5 
Indonesia 5,385 193 -- -- 
Jamaica -- -- 50 3 
Japan -- -- 38 1 
Korea, Republic of -- -- 1,599 58 
Malagasy Republic 252 9 - - -- 
Malaysia -- -- 26 1 
Mexico 22 2 69 5 
Peru 90 3 -- -- 
Philippines 1,055 40 24 1 
Singapore 7,570 159 13,622 317 
South Africa, Republic of -- - - 128 6 
Surinam 116 4 -- -- 
Venezeuela 380 17 578 22 
 Total 23,776 770 52,379 1,866 
Table 7.—US. exports of lithopone 
Year Short tons Value 
(thousands) 
 1970 1,541 $523 
 1971 545 425 
 1972 1,395 458 
Table 8.—US. imports for consumption of barite, by country 
(Thousand short tons and thousand dollars) 
1971 
1972 
Country —~---- ~— 
 - Quantity Value 
 ~— Quantity Value 
Crude barite: 
 Canada 71 601 20 228 
 France -- -- (3) 3 
 Greece 50 491 67 807 
 Ireland 107 810 154 1,517 
 Italy 23 319 -- -- 
 Mexico 99 887 140 1,456 
 Morocco 23 273 41 500 
 Nicaragua -- -- 16 119 
 Peru 111 1,087 186 1,018 
 Total — 484 4,468 624 5,648 
Ground barite: 
 Canada (1) 3 (1) 3 
 Colombia (1) 5 -- -- 
 France (1) 12 (1) 4 
 Mexico (1) 2 -- -- 
 UnitedKingdom  -- (1) 3 
    Total (5) 22(1) 10 
 1 Less than 3~ unit. 


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