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

Ampian, Sarkis G.
Clays,   pp. 301-327 ff. PDF (2.9 MB)


Page 305

Table 7.—South Carolina kaolin sold or used by producers, by kind and
use 
(Thousand short tons) 
CLAYS 
Table 6.—Georgia kaolin sold or used by producers in 1972, by kind
and use 
303 
(Short tons) 
Use 
Airfloat 
Unprocessed 
Water- 
washedl 
Total 
Adhesives                                
Brick, face                               
Crockery and other earthenware                
Fiberglass                                
Firebrick,block,andshapes                   
Floor and wall tile, ceramic                    
W 
19,995 
W 
73,509 
18,385 
13,250 
- - 
19,388 
W 
- W 
54,012 
18:250 
19,95 
130,625 
92,897 
18385 
Paint                                   
W 
W 
127,460 
Paper coating                             
Paper filling                              
Plastics                                  
Pottery                                  
Rubber                                  
16,100 
256,903 
W 
W 
122,553 
- - 
- - 
- - 
1,417,816 
 500,784 
W 
W 
 20,842 
1,433,916 
 757,687 
 6,844 
10,765 
 143,395 
Sanitary ware  
Miscellaneous: 
W 
- - 
W 
111,318 
Animal feed; caulking, putty and sealers; linoleum; pesticides and related
products            
Catalysts (oil refining); foundry sand; unknown 
5,520 
- - - - 
. 
5 ~, 520 
uses                              China/dinnerware; glazes, glass, and enamels;
 roofing tile                       Electrical porcelain; refractory grogs
and crudes; 
 and roofing granules  Aluminum sulfate; flue linings; refractory grogs 
15,763 
21,012 
53,381 
- - 
- - 
- - 
- - 
15,763 
21012 
53,381 
 and crudes; unknown uses               Catalysts (oil refining); chemical
manufacturing; 
aluminum sulfate                     Face brick; gypsum products; refractory
mortar 
 and cement                          
- - 
- - 
126,162 
- - 
- - 
41,842 
 433 
126~, 162 
41,842 
43 
Fertilizers; ink; textiles~                 
15,566 
15,566 
Medical, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic; foundry sand; ceramic tile; unknown
uses           
Undistributed                             
Total                                  
Exports: 
Paint                                
Paper coating                             
Paper filling                               
Refractories                               
Rubber                                  
Other                                    
Total                                  
Grand total                             
- - 
171993 
- - 
- - 
22,081 
329,031 
22 ~, 081 
(3) 
775,114 
158,800 
2,348,395 
8,232309 
1,834 
10,000 
1,075 
- - 
58,727 
23,395 
361,431 
181,632 
33 
 3,109 
42,898 
23,395 
81,431 
183,466 
68,760 
 4,184 
42,898 
12,909 
58,727 
612,498 
684,134 
788,023 
217,527 
2,960,893 
8,963,443 
 W Withheld to avoid disclosing individual company confidental data; included
with "Undistributed." 
 1 Includes calcined and delaminated. 
 2 "Undistributed" total included with total for each specific use. 
Kind and use 1971 1972 
Airfloat: 
Adhesives 
Fertilizers 
Firebrick, block, and shapes 
Paint 
Pesticides and related products Rubber 
Exports 
Other uses' 
 NA 19 
 W 42 
 W 8 
 7 W 
 8 23 
 226 227 
 149 ~61 
 160 59 
      Total 450 439 
 Unprocessed: Face brick and firebrick and block, total NA 242 
 Grand total 450 681 
 NA Not available. W Withheld to avoid disclosing individual company confidential
data; included in "Other uses." 
 ' End use not available. 
 2Fe~illsers and rubber. 
 8 Includes animal feed, chemicals (1971), fine china/dinnerware (1972),
drilling mud (1971), fiberglass, floor and wall tile, gypsum products (1972),
paper filling, pottery, (1972), sanitary ware (1972), whiteware (1971). other
uses, and uses indicated by symbol W. 


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