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

Starch, Karl E.
Wyoming,   pp. 585-596 PDF (1.5 MB)


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County 
1977 
1978 
Minerals produced in 1978 in order of value 
Albany 
BigHorn 
Campbell 
Carbon__________________ 
Converse________________ 
Crook 
Fremont________________ 
Goshen_________________ 
Johnson________________ 
Laramie________________ 
Lincoln_________________ 
Natrona - -______________ 
Park___________________ 
Platte__________________ 
Sheridan -______________ 
Sublette________________ 
Sweetwater______________ 
Teton__________________ 
Uinta__________________ 
Washakie_______________ 
Weston_________________ 
Undistributed2            
Total'______________ 
 Sources:US. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor, Highway and
Heavy Construction Magazine, andU.S. Bureau of Mines.586 
MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1978-79 
Table 2.—Value of nonfuel mineral production in Wyoming, by county'
(Thousands) 
 $9,110 W Cement, sand and gravel, stone, clays, gyp 
sum. 
18,451 W Clays, gypsum, sand and gravel, lime. 
 W W Sand and gravel, pumice. 
1,226 $1,000 Sand and gravel. 
 165 252    Do. 
  W W Clays, stone. 
35,364 32,076 Iron ore, sand and gravel, feldspar. 
  W W Lime, sand and gravel. 
W W Clays, sand and gravel. 
W W Stone, sand and gravel. 
  W W Phosphate rock, sand and gravel, stone. 
 1,609 1,853 Sand and gravel, clays. 
 W 2,202 Gypsum, sand and gravel. 
W W Iron ore, stone, sand and gravel. 159 W Sand and gravel. 
W W Stone, sand and gravel. 
W W Sodium carbonate, sand and gravel. 
W W Sand and gravel, stone. 
W W Sand and gravel, clays, stone. 
W W Clays, lime, sand and gravel. W W Clays, sand and gravel. 
 376,364 455,688 
 442,444 493,069 
W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data; included with "Undistributed."
1Hot Springs and Niobrara Counties are not listed because no nonfuel mideral
production was reported. 
2lncludesgem stones and values indicated by symbol W. 
' Data may not add to totals shown because of independent rounding. 
Table 3.—Indicators of Wyoming business activity 
Employment and labor force, annual average: 
 Total civilian labor force thousands - 
 Unemployment do - - -— 
Employment (nonagricultural): 
 Mining1 do - — - 
 Manufacturing do~~ 
 Contractconstruction do~ 
 Transportation and public utilities do — — - 
 Wholesaleandretailtrade do~ 
 Finance, insurance, real estate do — — — 
 Services do — — — 
Government                                      
 Totalnonagriculturalemployment' do~ 
Personal income: 
  Total millions 
  Per capita______________________________________________ 
Construction activity: 
Number of private and public residential units authorized___________ 
Value of nonresidential construction millions — 
 Valueof State road contract awards do~_ 
Shipments of portland and masonry cement to and within the State thousand
short tons_ - 
Nonfuel mineral production value: 
Total crudemineral value millions_ 
Value percapita, resident population__________________________ 
Value per square mile_____________________________________ 
°Preliminary. 
' Includes bituminous coal and oil and gas extraction. 
2Data do not add to total shown because of independent rounding. 
3Series revised in 1978, data not comparable with prior years. 
    1978-79 
 1977 1978 l979~ percent 
    change 
 193.0 209.0 223.0 +6.7 
 7.0 7.0 6.0 —14.3 
 25.3 29.2 32.7 + 12.0 
 9.0 9.6 10.2 +6.2 
 17.0 19.3 22.3 + 15.5 
 13~3 14.8 16.5 +11.5 
 38.1 41.9 45.2 + 10.2 
 5.7 6.4 7.1 +2.4 
 24.1 27.2 29.1 +7.0 
 38.0 39.1 39.6 -(-1.3 
 170.5 21874 2202.9 +8.3 
 $3,077 $3,679 $4,346 ±18.1 
 $7,579 $8,678 $9,657 + 11.2 
4,373 ~5,137 5,295 +3.1 
 $52.7 $53.4 $81.1 +51.9 
 $70.0 $50.0 $41.7 ~6.6 
 394 389 466 +2.0 
$442.4 $493.1 $590.2 + 19.7 
 $1,090 $1,163 $1,312 +12.8 
 $4,519 $5,036 $6,027 + 19.7 


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