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

Ryan, J. Patrick
Lead,   pp. 695-725 ff. PDF (3.0 MB)


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LEAD 
Table 29.—U.S. imports for consumption of lead, by class 1 
(Thousand short tons and thousand dollars) 
723 
Year 
Lead in ore, flue dust, or fume, and matte, n.s.p.f, (lead content) 
Quan- Value tity 
Lead in base bullion (lead content) 
Quan- Value tity 
Pigs and bars (bead content) 
Quan- Value tity 
Reclaimed 
scrap, etc, (bead content) 
Quan- Value tity 
Sheets, pipe, and shot 
Quan- Value tity 
Not 
other- 
wise 
specified 
(value) 
Total 
value 
1970_.... 43 $8,360 1 $448 245 $73,397 3 $798 1 $241 $448 $83,692 
1971_~ 88 19,362 (2) 16 193 48,021 3 579 (2) 86 316 68,380 
1972_.~._ 52 10,554 1 238 246 64,096 2 450 (2) 52 326 75,716 
' Excludes imports for refining and export, classified as "imports for consumption"
by the Bureau of the Census. 
2Less than 3-'2 unit. 
Table 30,—U.S. imports for consumption 
of miscellaneous products containing lead 
Year 
Babbitt metal, solder, white 
metal, and other combinations 
containing bead 
Gross Lead Valueweight content (thou(short (short sands)tons) tons) 
1970'         
1971'         
1972          
 1,846 984 $4,600 1,497 570 4,433 1,197 464 3,354 
' Revised. 


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