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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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Clays thousand short tons_ — 149 275 155 333 156 367 
Lime do____ W W 199 8,478 198 9,918 
Peat do__  2  W  2  65  2  56 
Sandandgravel do___ - 16,639 34,346 ~17,860 ~37,460 ~16,705 ~37,164 
See footnotes at end of table. 12 MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1978-79 
Table 6.—Nonfuel mineral production1 in the United States, by State
—Continued 
 1977 1978 1979 
Mineral Quantity (thousands) Quantity (thousands) Quantity (thousands) 
KANSAS—Continued 
Combined value of clays (bentonite), gypsum, helium (crude and high purity),
pumice (1978-79), salt (brine), sand and gravel (industrial, 1977-78), stone
(dimension), and 
 values indicated by symbol W XX $22,627 XX $23,197 XX $23,900 
   Total XX 207,818 XX 230,016 XX 263,392 
KENTUCKY 
Clays           thousand short tons_  716 2500 676 2672 794 3 259 
Gemstones -- a~ NA 1 NA 1 
Sand and graveL — — thousand short tons_  9,764 19,686
~13,180
~23,900 ~11,726 ~23,721 
Stone (crushed)               do. 36,096 88,941 40,772 107,949 W W 
Zinc (recoverable content of ores, etc.) 
                     metric tons  — — — —
52 35 —
— — — 
Combined value of cement, clays (ball clay), 
 fluorspar (1977-78), lead (1978), lime, sand 
 and gravel (industrial, 1978-79), and values 
 indicatedby symbol W XX 45,478 XX 56,790 XX 180,946 
 Total XX 156605 XX 191347 XX 207927 
LOUISIANA 
Clays thousand short tons  401 785 517 4,786 416 6,073 
Salt do_~ 13,201 96,878 14,263 110,472 14,207 113,167 
Sand and gravel do_ — —  21,987 50,790 22,010 56,080
~20,446
~54,081 
Stone(crushed) do__... 9,710 26,920 9,130 26,921 W W 
Sulfur(Frasch) —  thousand metric tons  2,493 W 1,984 W 2,858 W
Combined value of cement, gypsum, lime, 
 sand and gravel (1979), and values indi 
 cated by symbol W  XX 174,912 XX 157,996 XX 281,955 
 Total XX 350,285 XX 356,255 XX 455,276 
MAINE 
 Clays           thousand short tons...  98 160 100 164 90 163 
 Copper (recoverable content of ores, etc.) 
 metric tons  1,213 1,787 — — — —
— —
— — 
 Gemstones..   -       - NA W NA W NA W 
 Lead (recoverable content of ores, etc.) 
 metric tons...  161 109 — — — —
— —
— — 
 Peat            thousand short tons  5 80 4 153 3 202 
 Sand and gravel              do...~. 10,487 19,023 11,530 22,470 11,022
20,534 
 Stone(crushed)               do__ 1,312 4,110 1,655 5,510 2,069 7,492 
 Zinc (recoverable content of ores, etc.) 
 metric tons_  6,594 5,001 — — — —
— —
— — 
 Combined value of other nonmetals and val 
 ues indicated by symbol W            XX            12,955            XX
           14,485            XX            17,519 
 Total - XX 43,225 XX 42,782 XX 45,910 
MARYLAND 
Clays2 thousand short tons —  893 2,344 948 2,642 975 2,854 
Lime do___... W W 12 436 12 444 
Peat do~.._ 3 W W W 3 W 
Sandandgravel do.__ 11,702 29,562 13,310 34,950 13,988 39,033 
Stone: 
  Crushed. do..~_ 16,736 49,772 19,427 66,263 21,561 80,550 
  Dimension do~_ 30 908 28 1,048 30 1,150 
Combined value of cement, clays (ball clay), 
 gem stones (1977), and values indicated by 
 symbolW  XX 50,405 XX 59,296 XX 68,931 
 Total XX 132,991 XX 164,635 XX 192,962 
MASSACHUSE~FS 


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