Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Area reports: domestic 1978-79
Year 1978-79, Volume 2 (1978-1979)
Aase, James H.; West, Wanda J.; Steece, Fred V.
South Dakota, pp. 477-486 PDF (970.4 KB)
Table 2.—Value of nonfuel mineral production in South Dakota, by county' (Thousands) County 1977 1978 Minerals produced in 1978 in order of value Sand and gravel. $35 23 50 825 221 w 100 236 83 24 W 55 W 62 113 83 54 W W 100 W 216 18 52 W W 99 114 109 59 22 W W 105 42 W 134 W W 35 W 178 30,518 W 60 W 149 42 42 64 W W W 68,666 $17 946 508 W W 224 99 21 W W W 59 221 119 54 W W 76 W 65 18 W W W 18 93 101 113 74 50 22 W 56,264 32 78 W W W W 37 W 160 W 462 W W W 217 68 35 W 112 132 164 W W 54,107 102,785 114,759 W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data; included with "Undistributed." ' The following counties are not listed because no nonfuel mineral production was reported: Bennett, Brule, Buffalo, Edmunds, Jackson, Mellette, Shannon, Stanley, and Todd. 2lncludes gem stones, sand and gravel that cannot be assigned to specific counties, and values indicated by symbol W. 3Data may not add to totals shown because of independent rounding. 478 MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1978-79 Aurora_______________ Beadle_______________ BonHomme____________ Brookings_____________ Brown_______________ Butte________________ Campbell______________ CharlesMix____________ Clark_ Clay_________________ Codington_____________ Corson_______________ Custer~ Davison______________ Day Deuel________________ Dewey_______________ Douglas______________ FaliRiver_____________ Faulk Grant Gregory Haakon - Hamlin - Hand________________ Hanson - Harding Hughes - Hutchinson Hyde________________ Jerauld - Jones________________ Kingsbury Lake________________ Lawrence_____________ Lincoln - Lyman_______________ McCook - McPherson Marshall Meade - - Miner -- Minnehaha Moody_______________ Pennington____________ Perkins______________ Potter_______________ Roberts Sanborn______________ Spink________________ Sully________________ Tripp________________ Turner_______________ Union________________ Walworth_____________ Washabaugh___________ Yankton______________ Ziebach______________ Undistributed2 - Total'____________ Sand and gravel. Do. Clays, sand and gravel. Sand and graveL Do. Do. Do. Do. Do. Stone, feldspar. Sand and graveL Do. Do. Do. Do. Sand and gravel, stone. Sand and graveL Stone, sand and gravel. Sand and graveL Do. Do. Do. Stone, sand and gravel. Sand and gravel. Do. Do. Do. Do. Do. Do. Do. Gold, sand and gravel, silver, iron ore, stone. Sand and gravel. Do. Do. Do. Do. Sand and gravel, gypsum. Sand and gravel. Stone, sand and gravel. Sand and gravel. Cement, stone, lime, sand and gravel, clays, mica. Sand and gravel. Do. Do. Do. Do. Do. Stone. Sand and gravel. Do. Do. Do. Sand and gravel, stone. Sand and gravel. the State decreased in each year of the biennium from that of the previous year, the total value of produced gold increased. Major advances in the price of gold during the biennium raised the average value to approximately $194 per troy ounce in 1978 and $308 per troy ounce in 1979, and were the principal factors contributing to the State's record high value of nonfuel mineral production set each year.
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