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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Area reports: domestic 1978-79
Year 1978-79, Volume 2 (1978-1979)

Ballard, Rose L.
Statistical summary,   pp. 1-31 ff. PDF (2.8 MB)


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See footnotes at end of table. 8            MINERALS YEARBOOK 1978 79 
  Table 6 —Nonfuel mineral production' in the United States by
State
 1977 1978 1919 
 Mineral . Value Value Value 
Quantity (thousands) Quantity (thousands) Quantity (thousands) 
ALABAMA 
 Cement 
   Masoary thousand short tons.. - 345 $14 255 356 $17 293 303 $13930 
   Portland do..._~ 2351 79302 2837 108912 2,578 103,187 
 ~1aya5 do..._~ 2677 21984 2782 24885 2,571 33,824 
 GemStones  -- -- NA 1 NA 2 
 tame thousand short tons..._ 1149 39213 1264 49021 1373 54,182 
 Sandandgravel do....___ 14372 35204 15290 35690 13747 31319 
 Stone 
   Crushed... do____ 25248 72649 26512 82767 26443 83566 
   Dimension do__... 14 1715 13 1739 12 2,071 
 Combined value of asphalt (native) bauxite 
  clays (bentonite) mica (crude) phosphate 
  roàk(1978-79) and salt               XX               6036 
         XX               10871               XX               14,286 
 Total XX 270358 XX 331239 XX 336,867 
ALASKA 
 Gemstones........~.. NA 60 NA 60 NA 60 
Gold (recoverable content of ores, etc.) 
 troyounces..._ 18962 2812 18652 3610 6675 2,053 
 SandandgraveL...... thousand short tons..._ 66426 134251 69300 145300 50900
104905 
Silver (recoverable content of ores, etc.) 
 troy ounces._ 2,000 8 2,000 11 (~) 5 
 Stone: 
 Crushed.... thousand short tons... — 4,008 17,493 3,437 14,649
3,656
15,458 
 Dimension do__... (3) 1 —— —— ——
——
* Combined value of copper (1977-78), tin (1978- 
  19),andtungsten XX 10 XX 31 XX, 938 
 Total XX 154,635 XX 163,661 XX 123,419 
ARIZONA 
 Clays           thousand short tons_  233 2444 143 731 138 642 
 Copper(recoverable content of ores, etc.) 
 metric tons... — 838,033 1,234,168 891,409 1,306,866 946,002 1,943,211
 Gemstones                        NA                        4500        
               NA                        4600                        NA 
                      4000 
 Gold (recoverable content of ores, etc.) 
 troyounces_ — 90,167 13,373 92,989 17,998 101,840 31,816 
 Gypsum...        thousand short tons_  187 715 184 955 231 1,245 
 Lead (recoverable content of ores, etc.) 
 metric tons__ 288 195 416 309 354 411 
 Lime           thousand short tons.. — 474 15,528 498 19,743 673
27,186
 Molybdei9im (content of concentrate) 
 thousand pounds_ — 34,574 120,497 W W 35,101 213,065 
 Pumice ... -       thousand short tons_  621 1,226 1,135 3,130 940 2,361
 Sandandgravel              do___... 22,313 r49,946 28,310 69,100 ~30,52O
~74,7l6 
 * Silver (recoverable content of ores, etc.) 
 thousand troy ounces...  6,828 31,546 6,638 35,844 7,419 82,941 
 Stone: 
 CrusheiL. — — — — — thousand
short tons...
— 5,359 16367 5,306 17,669 5,769 21,401 
 Dimension                do..._~ r8 ~128 5 101 5 110 
 Zinc (recoverable content of ores, etc.) 
 metric tons..  3,973 r3,013 w W W W 
 Combined ~çalue of asbestos, cement, clays 
 (ball clay~ common clay, and fire clay, 
 1977), feldspar (1977-78), fluorspar, mica 
 (crude, I9'1~fl, perlite,pyrites, salt, sand and 
 gravel (indpstrial, 1979), tungsten, and val 
 uesindicatedbysymbolW            XX            63,082            XX    
       221,586            XX            90,870 
  XX 1,554,788 XX 1,704,632 XX 2,490,481 
Total 
ARKANSAS 
 Bauxite thousand metric tons...  1,703 24,851 1,446 21,103 1,430 20,555
 Clays thousand short tons..._ 988 5,407 1,137 5,119 1,044 7,686 
 Gemstones  NA 85 NA 150 NA 150 
 Lime thousand short tons..._ 152 4,552 171 5,708 160 6,287 
 SandandgraveL do___. 16,110 36,091 16,900 36,510 16,465 35,200 
 Stone: 
   Crushed... do____ 18,310 45,448 19,960 53,461 19,978 53,723 
   Dimension do__..._ 13 368 11 223 14 528 
 Combined value of abrasives, barite (1977-78) 
  bromine, cement, gypsum, soapstone, tripo. 
  li,andvanadium  XX 169,582 XX 142,791 XX 178,493 
 Total XX 286,384 XX 265,065 XX 302,622 


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