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

Aase, James H.; West, Wanda J.
Minnesota,   pp. 277-290 PDF (1.5 MB)


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 278 MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1978-79 
Table 2.—Value of nonfuel mineral production in Minnesota, by county1
(Thousands) 
 County 1977 1978 Minerals Srod1~c1in 1978 
Aitkin  W $167 Sandandgravel, peat. 
Anoka  W W SandandgraveL 
Becker —- — — — — —
 $479 452    Do.
BeltramL  523 248   Do. 
Benton_   - - W   Do. 
BigStone  2,110 1,851 Stone, sandandgraveL 
BlueEarth  1,820 2,551   Do. 
Brown   W W Sandandgravel, clays. 
Carlton~ -   W W Sand and gravel, peat. 
Carver —  W W Sand and gravel. 
Cass  465 159   Do. 
Chippewa  495 455   Do. 
Chisago'  345 280   Do. 
Clay  3,906 2,260 Sand andgravel, lime. 
Clearwater  237 100 Sand andgraveL 
Cook  216 42   Do. 
Cottonwood  230 199   Do. 
CrowWing  W W Manganiferousore,sandandgravel. 
Dakota   5,048 W Sand and gravel, stone. 
Dodge  W 616 Stone, sandandgraveL 
Douglas   450 651 SandandgraveL 
Faribault  W W   Do. 
Fillmore   1,098 925 Stone, sand and graveL 
Freeborn  965 834 Sand and gravel. 
Goodhue  558 627 Stone, sand and graveL 
Grant —  5 W Sandandgravel. 
Hennepin  W 8,357 Sand and gravel, clays. 
Houston  W W Stone, sand and graveL 
Hubbard  340 361 SandandgraveL 
Isanti  — — 143   Do. 
Itasca. —   99,468 148,501 Iron ore, sand and gravel, peat. 
Kanabec  258 W Sand and gravel. 
Kandiyohi  1,215 913   Do. 
Kittson__  551 491   Do. 
Koochiching  418 331   Do. 
Lac qui Parle  364 469 Stone, sand and gravel. 
Lake  312 331 Sand and graveL 
Lake of the Woods  78 78   Do. 
La Sueur  W W Sand and gravel, stone. 
Uncoln  11 11 SandandgraveL 
Lyon  75 75   Do. 
McLeod  85 159   Do. 
Mahnomen  80 130   Do. 
Marshall  260 397   Do. 
Martin —  8 - - 
Meeker  248 278 Sand and graveL 
Mule Lacs  W W Stone, sand and gravel. 
Morrison.  2,098 1,866 SandandgraveL 
Mower —  W 1,384 Stone, sand and graveL 
Murray  63 85 Sandandgravel. 
Nicollet  W 1,327 Stone,sandandgravel. 
Nobles —  W W Sandandgravel. 
Norman  291 382   Do. 
Olmsted  2,602 3,208 Stone, sand and gravel. 
OtterTail  411 216 SandandgraveL 
Pennington  205 W   Do. 
Pine  W W   Do. 
Polk  2,920 2,907 Lime,sandandgravel. 
Pope  131 296 Sandandgravel. 
Ramsey  W W   Do. 
Red Lake  5 5   Do. 
Redwood~  W W Sandandgravel,clays,stone. 
Renville  W 2,471 Lime,stone,sandandgravel. 
Rice  3,201 741 Sand and gravel, stone. 
Rock  733 584   Do. 
Roseau_  5 5 Sand and gravel. 
St. Louis  W 1,483,066 Iron ore,sandandgravel,stone, peat. 
Scott  2,814 3,304 Stone,sandandgravel. 
Sherburne  1,687 2,815 Sand and graveL 
Sibley —  82 W   Do. 
Stearns  W W Stone,sandandgravel. 
Steele   W W Sand andgravel, stone. 
Stevens  W W Sandandgravel. 
Swift  146 178   Do. 
Todd  564 476   Do. 
Wabasha  669 963 Sandandgravel,stone. 
Wadena  W 161 Sandandgravel. 
Wasec&.  150 150   Do. 
See footnotes at end of table. 


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