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Mineral Production Statistics by State

Tabulated below is information on the mineral production of each U.S. state. The total value of 2004 calendar year production (the most recent year available) is provided along with the most important mineral products as reported by the United States Geological Survey.

Alabama Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $972,000,000
Most important mineral products: Cement (portland), stone (crushed), lime, sand and gravel (construction), cement (masonry).

Alaska Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $1,270,000,000
Most important mineral products: Zinc, lead, gold, silver, sand and gravel (construction).

Arizona Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $3,330,000,000
Most important mineral products: Copper, sand and gravel (construction), molybdenum concentrates, cement (portland), stone (crushed).

Arkansas Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $518,000,000
Most important mineral products: Bromine, stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), lime.

California Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $3,760,000,000
Most important mineral products: Sand and gravel (construction), cement (portland), boron minerals, stone (crushed), diatomite.

Colorado Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $1,010,000,000
Molybdenum concentrates, sand and gravel (construction), cement (portland), gold, stone (crushed).

Connecticut Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $131,000,000
Stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), stone (dimension), clays (common), gemstones (natural).

Delaware Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $21,900,000
Sand and gravel (construction), magnesium compounds, gemstones (natural).

Florida Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $2,320,000,000
Phosphate rock, stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), cement (masonry).

Georgia Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $1,800,000,000
Clays (kaolin), stone (crushed), clays (fuller's earth), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction).

Hawaii Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $71,200,000
Stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), gemstones (natural).

Idaho Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $446,000,000
Molybdenum concentrates, phosphate rock, sand and gravel (construction), silver, cement (portland).

Illinois Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $1,050,000,000
Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), sand and gravel (industrial), lime.

Indiana Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $764,000,000
Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), lime, cement (masonry).

Iowa Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $529,000,000
Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), gypsum (crude), lime.

Kansas Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $754,000,000
Cement (portland), helium (Grade-A), salt, stone (crushed), helium (crude).

Kentucky Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $648,000,000
Stone (crushed), lime, cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), clays (ball).

Louisiana Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $356,000,000
Salt, sand and gravel (construction), stone (crushed), sand and gravel (industrial), clays (common).

Maine Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $118,000,000
Sand and gravel (construction), cement (portland), stone (crushed), stone (dimension), cement (masonry).

Maryland Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $481,000,000
Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), stone (dimension), cement (masonry).

Massachusetts Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $210,000,000
Stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), lime, stone (dimension), clays (common).

Michigan Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $1,670,000,000
Iron ore (usable), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), salt, stone (crushed).

Minnesota Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $1,890,000,000
Iron ore (usable), sand and gravel (construction), stone (crushed), sand and gravel (industrial), stone (crushed).

Miississippi Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $194,000,000
Sand and gravel (construction), clays (fuller's earth), stone (crushed), cement (portland), clays (bentonite).

Missouri Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $1,470,000,000
Stone (crushed), cement (portland), lead, lime, sand and gravel (construction).

Montana Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $624,000,000
Platinum metal, palladium metal, copper, molybdenum concentrates, sand and gravel (construction).

Nebraska Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $106,000,000
Cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), stone (crushed), cement (masonry), lime.

Nevada Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $3,470,000,000
Gold, sand and gravel (construction), lime, stone (crushed), silver.

New Hampshire Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $70,600,000
Sand and gravel (construction), stone (crushed), stone (dimension), gemstones (natural).

New Jersey Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $341,000,000
Stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), sand and gravel (industrial), greensand marl, peat.

New Mexico Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $866,000,000
Copper, potash, sand and gravel (construction), molybdenum (concentrates), cement (portland).

New York Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $1,110,000,000
Stone (crushed), salt, cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), wollastonite.

North Carolina Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $805,000,000
Stone (crushed), phosphate rock, sand and gravel (construction), sand and gravel (industrial), feldspar.

North Dakota Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $44,500,000
Sand and gravel (construction), lime, stone (crushed), clays (common), sand and gravel (industrial).

Ohio Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $1,120,000,000
Stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), salt, lime, cement (portland).

Oklahoma Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $507,000,000
Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), sand and gravel (industrial), gypsum (crude).

Oregon Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $367,000,000
Stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), cement (portland), diatomite, lime.

Pennsylvania Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $1,400,000,000
Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), lime, cement (masonry).

Rhode Island Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $34,400,000
Sand and gravel (construction), stone (crushed), sand and gravel (industrial), gemstones (natural).

South Carolina Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $532,000,000
Stone (crushed), cement (portland), cement (masonry), sand and gravel (construction), clays (kaolin).

South Dakota Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $210,000,000
Cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), gold, stone (crushed), stone (dimension).

Tennessee Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $653,000,000
Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), clays (ball), sand and gravel (industrial).

Texas Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $2,290,000,000
Cement (portland), stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), salt, lime.

Utah Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $1,940,000,000
Copper, molybdenum (concentrates), cement (portland), gold, sand and gravel (construction).

Vermont Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $85,400,000
Stone (crushed), stone (dimension), sand and gravel (construction), talc (crude), gemstones (natural).

Virginia Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $894,000,000
Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), lime, zirconium (concentrates).

Washington Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $507,000,000
Sand and gravel (construction), cement (portland), stone (crushed), gold, zinc.

West Virginia Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $167,000,000
Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (industrial), lime, cenent (masonry).

Wisconsin Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $470,000,000
Sand and gravel (construction), stone (crushed), lime, sand and gravel (industrial), stone (dimension).

Wyoming Minerals Production:


Value of 2004 Production: $1,040,000,000
Soda ash, clays (bentonite), helium (Grade-A), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction).
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