SIC Industry Description

Industry: 1479—Chemical and Fertilizer Mineral Mining, Not Elsewhere Classified
Establishments primarily engaged in mining, milling, or otherwise preparing chemical or fertilizer mineral raw materials, not elsewhere classified. Establishments primarily engaged in milling, grinding, or otherwise preparing barite not in conjunction with mining or quarry operations are classified in Manufacturing, Industry 3295; similar establishments preparing other minerals of this industry are included here. Establishments primarily engaged in producing salt by evaporation of sea water or brine are classified in Manufacturing, Industry 2899.

Alunite miningMarcasite mining
Amblygonite miningMineral pigment mining
Arsenic mineral miningOcher mining
Barite miningPyrites mining
Barium ore miningPyrrhotite mining
Brimstone miningRock salt mining
Celestite miningSalt mining common
Fluorite miningSienna mining
Fluorspar ground or otherwise treatedSpodumene mining
Fluorspar miningStrontianite mining
Guano miningStrontium mineral mining
Lepidolite miningSulfur mining native
Lithium mineral miningUmber mining
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
1479Chemical and Fertilizer Mining115
147900Chemical and fertilizer mining6
14790000Chemical and fertilizer mining6
147901Mineral pigment mining25
14790100Mineral pigment mining23
14790101Ocher mining2
147903Salt and sulfur mining38
14790300Salt and sulfur mining9
14790302Rock salt mining12
14790303Salt (common) mining14
14790304Sulphur mining2
147904Fertilizer mineral mining36
14790400Fertilizer mineral mining20
14790401Arsenic mineral mining0
14790402Barite mining5
14790403Lithium mineral mining11
147999Chemical and fertilizer mining, nec, nec10
14799901Alunite mining3
14799902Amblygonite mining2
14799904Fertilizer mineral mining3
14799906Fluorspar mining2
14799908Lepidolite mining0