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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook area reports: international 1972
Year 1972, Volume 3 (1972)

Rathjen, John A.
Canada,   pp. 187-207 ff. PDF (2.6 MB)


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Table 3.—Canada: Imports of mineral commodities—Continued 
(Metric tons unless otherwise specified) 
 1970 1971 Principal sources, 1971 
Phosphatic: 
Phosphate rock thousand tons.. Manufactured 
 Potassic, manufactured           Diatomaceous earth                 Fluorspar
Fuller's earth                       
Gypsum, crude 
Lime                             
Magnesium compounds: 
 Dolomite, calcined                
Magnesia dead burned 
Mica, crude                        
Salt and brine  
Sand and gravel thousand tons - 
Silica sand do - - - 
Sodium sulfate and Glauber's salt        
Stone: 
 Crushed, including stone refuse 
 thousand tons.. - 
Cut                    
THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF CANADA 
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Commodity 
METALS—Continued 
Zinc metal: 
 Pigs, slabs, blocks, and anodes       
 Bars, plates, sheets, disks, shells 
 Fabricated materials 
 Dust and granules 
NONMETALS 
Barite, ground                      
Bentonite, clays and drilling mud 
Cement, hydraulic all types   - 
Clays, ground or unground             
Cryolite, natural  
Diamond: 
 Gem, unset thousand carats.. - 
 Industrial stones do.. - - - 
 Dust do - .. - 
Fertilizer materials: 
Nitrogenous, natural and inanufactured                        
Sulfur, elemental                    
Talc and soapstone                  
Vermiculite, crude                   
MINERAL FUELS AND RELATED MATERIALS 
Asphalt and bituminous materials, crude value, thousands - 
Coal: 
 Anthracite thousand tons - 
 Bituminous and subbituminousdo - - - 
Coke from coal, excluding briquets.. ..do - - - 
Fuel briquets, coal and coke         
Natural gas million cubic feet. - 
Petroleum: 
 Crude....thousand 42-gallon barrels.. - 
 Refinery products: 
 Gasoline do.. - - - 
 Jet fuel do - - - 
Kerosine and distillate fuel oil: 
Kerosine and gas oiL..do...... Other distillate fuel oil..do - - - 
 Residual fuel oil do.. - - - 
 Lubricants do - - - 
Liquefied petroleum gas - ..do.. - - - 
 Other do - - - 
Other petroleum and coal products 
 334 3,632 All from United States. 
 873 468 United States 214; West Germany 194. 
 439 524 United States 475. 
 645 1,205 United States 1,105. 
 6,827 10,280 UnitedStates 10,233. 
 312,211 314,612 United States 260,808; Greece 53,803. 
 88,171 50,688 United States 32,769; United Kingdom 
    9,358; Belgium-Luxembourg 4,126. 
 277,251 301,166 United States 269,746; United Kingdom 
    31,467. 
 2,248 2,149 Denmark 2,109. 
 77 90 Israel 80; Belgium-Luxembourg 27; 
    United States 6. 
 1,171 777 United States 653; United Kingdom 58, 
    Belgium-Luxembourg 33. 
 443 389 United States 377. 
 57,398 70,591 Belgium-Luxembourg 31,447; United 
    States 29,034; West Germany 9,517. 
 2,241 2,580 United States 2,576. 
 113,954 93,655 UnitedStates93,509. 
 24,678 13,815 All from United States. 
 33,877 27,483    Do. 
 85,894 204,201 Mexico 143,428; United Kingdom 
    23,797; Italy 15,275. 
 10,372 9,659 UnitedStates9,655. 
 35,271 95,965 Mexico 98,168. 
 30,649 23,990 United States 23,852. 
 5,865 3,444 All from United States. 
 61,682 47,342 United States 30,616; Greece 9,107; 
    Yugoslavia 4,669. 
 8,422 4,757 United States 4,746. 
 560,659 836,486 United States 450,129; Mexico 309,665. 
 456 618 United States 613. 
 1,176 1,288 United States 1,267. 
 26,449 19,322 United States 6,762; Finland 4,725; 
    Belgium-Luxembourg 4,158. 
 50 48 United States 46. 
 29,412 25,944 United States 17,282; Republic of South 
    Africa 6,271. 
 48,494 27,925 Mainly from United States. 
 29,999 30,619 United States 30,325. 
 25,488 32,354 United States 26,385; Republic of South 
    Africa 5,968. 
 $252 $343 United States $297; West Germany $25. 
 321 367 All from United States. 
 16,713 15,997    Do. 
 358 586 United States 417. 
 9,222 7,572 All from United States. 
 11,878 16,010    Do. 
 207,633 244,972 Venezuela 143,566; Iran 85,037; Nigeria 
    19,848. 
 5,200 4,799 Netherlands Antilles 2,499; Leeward 
    and Windward Islands 464; Spain 339. 
 3,653 1,675 Netherlands Antilles 576; Venezuela 
    527; Southern Yemen 277. 
 314 135 Netherlands 79; Netherlands Antilles 56. 
 20,049 14,780 Netherlands Antilles 6,053; Bahamas 
    3,738; Venezuela 3,696. 
 34,733 29,724 Venezuela 16,634; Netherlands Antilles 
    4,886; United States 4,859. 
 1,178 1,250 United States 1,016; Trinidad-Tobago 
    229. 
 327 59 Mainly from United States. 
 5,318 7,212    Do. 
 128,919 134,298 United States 86,715; United Kingdom 
    36,032; Australia 10,091. 


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