212391 Potash, Soda, and Borate Mineral Mining

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site, mining and/or milling, or otherwise beneficiating (i.e., preparing) natural potassium, sodium, or boron compounds. Drylake brine operations are included in this industry, as well as establishments engaged in producing the specified minerals from underground and open pit mines.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Manufacturing sodium carbonate, boron compounds, and/or potassium salts--are classified in Industry 325180, Other Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing table salt--are classified in U.S. Industry 311942, Spice and Extract Manufacturing.
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212391 212391 212391  Alum, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Borate, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Borax, crude, ground or pulverized, mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Boron compounds prepared at beneficiating plants
212391 212391 212391  Boron mineral mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Colemanite mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Glauber's salt mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Kernite mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Muriate of potash, mining
212391 212391 212391  Potash mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Potassium bromide, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Potassium chloride mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Potassium compounds prepared at beneficiating plants
212391 212391 212391  Potassium compounds, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Potassium salts, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Probertite mining and/or quarrying
212391 212391 212391  Salines (except common salt) mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Soda ash mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Soda ash, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Sodium borates, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Sodium carbonates, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Sodium compounds prepared at beneficiating plants
212391 212391 212391  Sodium compounds, natural (except common salt), mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Sodium sulfate, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Sulfate, sodium, mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Trona mining and/or beneficiating
212391 212391 212391  Ulexite mining and/or beneficiating