212325 Clay and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) mining clay (except kaolin and ball), ceramic, or refractory minerals; (2) developing the mine site for clay, ceramic, or refractory minerals; and (3) beneficiating (i.e., preparing) clay (except kaolin and ball), ceramic, or refractory minerals.

Illustrative Examples:

Bentonite mining and/or beneficiating
Fuller's earth mining and/or beneficiating
Common clay mining and/or beneficiating
Magnesite mining and/or beneficiating
Feldspar mining and/or beneficiating
Nepheline syenite mining and/or beneficiating
Fire clay mining and/or beneficiating
Shale (except oil shale) mining and/or beneficiating


Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Shaping, molding, baking, burning, or hardening clay and nonclay refractories, and structural clay products--are classified in Industry 327120, Clay Building Material and Refractories Manufacturing;
  • Developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating kaolin or ball clay--are classified in U.S. Industry 212324, Kaolin and Ball Clay Mining; and
  • Shaping, molding, glazing, and firing pottery, ceramics, and plumbing fixtures--are classified in Industry 327110, Pottery, Ceramics, and Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing.
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212325 212325 212325  Andalusite mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Aplite mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Bentonite mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Bleaching clay mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Brucite mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Burley mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Clay (except kaolin, ball) mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Clay bleaching
212325 212325 212325  Clay, ceramic and refractory minerals, mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Clay, fire, mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Common clay mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Common shale mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Cornwall stone mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Cyanite mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Diaspore mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Dumortierite mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Earth, fuller's (e.g., all natural bleaching clays), mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Feldspar mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Fire clay mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Flint clay mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Fuller's earth mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Kyanite mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Laterite mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Magnesite mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Nepheline syenite mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Olivine, non-gem, mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Pegmatite, feldspar, mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Pinite mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Plastic fire clay mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Refractory minerals mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Shale (except oil shale) mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Sillimanite mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Stoneware clay mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Syenite, nepheline, mining and/or beneficiating
212325 212325 212325  Topaz, non-gem, mining and/or beneficiating