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

Lockard, D. W.; Davis, J. F.; Morton, P.K.
California,   pp. 91-103 ff. PDF (1.4 MB)


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(Thousands) 
County 1977 1978 
Minerals produced in 1978 in order of value 
 W 
$239 
 W 
 W 
38,256 
 W 
 W 
920 
 W 
9,076 
 W 
2,066 
 W 
46,430 
r287,540 
W 
606 
W 
W 
W 
W 
1,233 
1,186 
W 
1,624 
W 
W 
W 
W 
W 
W 
W 
W 
W 
p315,197 
W 
$161 
W 
W 
48,789 
W 
W 
W 
W 
11,788 
W 
2,498 
W 
44,504 
341,783 
1,745 
605 
W 
4,292 W 
W 
1,434 
W 
W 
2,242 
W 
W 
W 
W 
W 
W 
W 
W 
W 
350,439 
SanDiego 
SanJoaquin____________ 
SanLuisObispo__________ 
San Mateo_____________ 
SantaBarbara___________ 
SantaClara_____________ 
SantaCruz_____________ 
Shasta________________ 
Sierra________________ 
Siskiyou_______________ 
Solano________________ 
Sonoma_______________ 
Stanislaus______________ 
Sutter________________ 
Tehama_______________ 
Trinity________________ 
Tulare________________ 
Tuolumne______________ 
Ventura_______________ 
Yolo_________________ 
Yuba_________________ 
Undistributed 
Total2 
 37,439 39,133 
 W    W 
 W  3,725 
 W    W 
 W W 
 W W 
 W W 17,954 23,229 
 W W 2,172 2,290 
 7,546 3,929 
 W W 
 W W 
 W W 
 491 906 
 W W 
 W W 
 W W 
 W 12,969 
 W W 
 W W 559,924 615,223 
 1,329,887 1,511,690 
rSavised W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary date; included
with "Undistributed." 
' No nonfuel mineral production was reported for Kings and San Francisco
Counties. 2Data may not add to totals shown because of independent rounding.
THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF CALIFORNIA 
Table 2.—Value of nonfuel mineral production in California, by
county1
98 
Alameda 
Alpine________________ 
Amador_______________ 
Butte_________________ 
Calaveras______________ 
Colusa________________ 
ContraCosta____________ 
DelNorte______________ 
ElDorado______________ 
Fresno________________ 
Glenn_________________ 
Humboldt______________ 
Imperial_______________ 
Inyo__________________ 
Kern_________________ 
Lake_________________ 
Lassen________________ 
LosAngeles 
Madera_______________ 
Mann________________ 
Mariposa______________ 
Mendocino_____________ 
Merced________________ 
Modoc 
Mono_________________ 
Monterey______________ 
Nape_________________ 
Nevada________________ 
Orange________________ 
Placer________________ 
Plumas________________ 
Riverside______________ 
Sacramento_____________ 
SanBenito_____________ 
San Bernardino__________ 
Sand and gravel, salt, stone, clays. 
Silver, gold, zinc, lead, copper. 
Sand and gravel, stone, clays. 
Sand and gravel, stone, silver, gold. 
Cement, asbestos, stone, gold, sand and gravel, clays, silver, copper, lead,
zinc. 
Sand and graveL 
Stone, sand and gravel, lime, clays. 
Sand and gravel, stone. 
Stone, sand and gravel, talc, gold, silver. 
Sand and gravel, stone, asbestos, gold, clays, tungsten, silver. 
Sand and gravel, lime. 
Sand and gravel, stone. 
Gypsum, sand and gravel, lime. 
Tungsten, boron minerals, talc, stone, molybdenum, copper, perlite, sand
and gravel, silver, pumice, clays, gold, lead. 
Boron minerals, cement, sand and gravel, stone, clays, gypsum, tungsten,
carbon dioxide, salt, pumice. 
Pumice, sand and gravel, stone. 
Sand and gravel, pumice, stone. 
Sand and gravel, stone, clays, lime, tungsten. 
Tungsten, sand and gravel, pumice, stone. 
Stone, clays. 
Sand and gravel, stone. Do. 
Sand and gravel, silver, gold. Peat, sand and gravel, pumice, stone. 
Pumice, tungsten, stone, clays, sand and gravel, gold, silver, copper, lead.
Magnesium compounds, lime, sand and gravel, stone. 
Stone, salt, sand and graveL 
Sand and gravel, clays, stone. 
Sand and gravel, feldspar, clays, stone. 
Sand and gravel, clays, stone. 
Sand and gravel, stone. 
Iron ore, cement, sand and gravel, stone, clays. 
Sand and gravel, gold, stone, silver. 
Asbestos, stone, sand and gravel, clays. 
Cement, boron minerals, rare-earth minerals, stone, sodium carbonate, potash,
sodium sulfate, sand and gravel, lime, clays, calcium chloride, talc, salt,
pumice, lithium minerals, feldspar, iron ore, gold, tungsten, silver. 
Sand and gravel, stone, salt, magnesium compounds, clays, gypsum. 
Sand and gravel, lime, peat, gold, silver. 
Sand and gravel, stone, clays. 
Magnesum compounds, stone, salt, sand and gravel. 
Diatomite, sand and gravel, lime, stone. 
Cement, stone, sand and gravel. 
Cement, sand and gravel, stone, clays. 
Cement, sand and gravel, stone, clays, pumice. 
Gold, silver, stone. 
Sand and gravel, stone, pumice. 
Stone. 
Sand and gravel, stone. 
Sand and gravel, gold, clays, silver. 
Sand and gravel, clays. 
Sand and gravel, stone, pumice. 
Stone, sand and gravel, gold. 
Sand and gravel, stone. 
Lime, stone, gold. 
Sand and gravel, clays, stone. 
Sand and gravel, lime. 
Sand and gravel, stone, clays. 


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