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

Drake, Harold J.
Stone,   pp. 1153-1173 ff. PDF (2.1 MB)


Page 1173

Class 
 1971 1972 
Quantity Value Quantity Value 
 (thousands) (thousands) 
 $1,395 498,360 $1,576 
 6,111 825,697 7,610 
 11 1,141 25 
 132 (0) 179 
 7,649 XX 9,390 
 268 25,412 295 
 65 5,347 76 
 6,732 8,098,013 8,412 
 5,565   (' ) 7,280 
 12,630 XX 16,063 
 15 7,091 28 
 2,599 22,928 2,839 
 52 (' ) 110 
 2,666 xx 2,977 
(2) 
102 
5,955 
3,385 
4 
29 
70 
26 
21,349 
(1) 
76 
24 
198 
XX 
133 
Slate: 
 Roofing square feet.. 
Other, n.s.p.f  Total                              
Quartzite sbortton&.. 
Stone and articles of stone n,s.p.f.: 
Statuary and sculptures                   
 Stone, unmanufactured short tons~ Building stone, rough cubic feet~ Building
stone, dressed short tons~ 
Other                                
 Total - 
Stone, chips, spa11, crushed or ground: 
Marble, breccia, and onyx chips    short tons 
Limestone, chips and spalls, crushed or ground 
 do~ 
Stone chips and spalls and stone crushed or 
 ground n.s.p.f do..~ 
Slate chips and spalls and slate crushed or 
 ground do. - -- 
Total                              
Whiting: 
 Whiting, dry, ground, or bolted short tons - Chalk whiting, precipitated
do~... - 
Total                           
Grand total                       
6,100 
(2) 
1 
3,412 
750 
(0) 
(2) 
5,679 
XX 
58,612 
3,413 
411 
XX 
63,886 
5,679 
557 
(' ) 
7,289 
2,790 
347 
(1) 
308 
232 
5 
33 
1,764 
(1) 
29,978 
4,220 
514 
(1) 
354 
486 
4 
69 
2,291 
XX 
2,342 
XX 
3,204 
7,923 
1,551,929 
949,458 
235 
142 
2,207 
1,320 
2 
11,590 
1,850,205 
1,335,240 
14 
150 
2,567 
1,976 
5 
2,509,545 
3,671 
3,197,049 
4,698 
18,017 
1,699 
520 
143 
20,782 
1,895 
621 
150 
19,716 
663 
22,677 
771 
XX 
33,643 
XX 
43,472 
XX Not applicable. 
2 Quantity not reported. 
2 Less than )/~ unit. 
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Table 19.—US. imports for consumption of stone and whiting, by dues
Granite: 
Monumental, paving and building stone: 
 Rough cubic feet  706,289 
 Dressed, manufactured do~. 745,601 
Not manufactured and not suitable for monurnen 
 tal, paving or building stone short tons  811 
 Other, n.s.p.f (0) 
 Total XX 
Marble, breccia, and onyx: 
 In block, rough or squared cubic feeL  29,752 
 Sawed or dressed, over 2 inches thick do --  6,660 
 Slabs and paving tiles superficial feet. - 6,700,271 
 All other manufactures (2) 
 Total XX 
Travertine stone: 
 Rough, unmanufactured cubic feeL - 3,520 
Dressed, suitable for monumental, paving and 
  building stone short tons - 24,845 
 Other, n.s.p.f  (2) 
 Total XX 
Limestone: 
Monumental, paving, and building stone: 
 Rough cubic feet 175 
 Dressed, manufactured short tons~. 1,026 
Crude, not suitable for monumental, paving or 
  building stone do -  19,689 
 Other, n.s.p.f  (' ) 
 Total XX 


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