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1167. Nonfuel Mineral Commodities--Production, Foreign Trade, and Price

[Preliminary estimates for 1998]

1997 1997 1997 1998 1998 1998
Mineral Net Net
import import Average
reliance 1 Consumption Average Employment reliance 1 Consumption price Employment
Unit Production Exports (percent) apparent price (number) Production Exports (percent) apparent (dollars) (number)

Aluminum Antimony (contained)Asbestos Barite Bauxite and aluminaBeryllium (contained)Bismuth (contained)
Boron (B>>/a>2O>>/a>3 content)Bromine (contained)Cadmium (contained)Cement Chromium Clays Cobalt (contained)Columbium (contained)Copper (mine, recoverable)Diamond (industrial) Diatomite Feldspar Fluorspar Garnet (industrial) Gemstones Germanium (contained)Gold (contained)Graphite (crude)Gypsum (crude)Iodine Iron ore (usable)Iron and steel scrap (metal)Iron and steel slag (metal)Lead (contained)LimeMagnesium compounds Magnesium metal Manganese (gross weight)Mercury Mica, scrap and flake Molybdenum (contained)Nickel (contained)Nitrogen (fixed)-ammoniaPeat Perlite Phosphate rock Platinum-group metals
Potash (K
>>/a>2O equivalent)Pumice and pumicite Salt Silicon (contained)Silver (contained)Sodium carbonate (soda ash)Sodium sulfate Stone (crushed) Sulfur (all forms)TalcThallium (contained)Tin (contained)Titanium dioxideTungsten (contained)VermiculiteZinc (contained)
Zirconium (Z
>>/a>r02)-- Represents zero.D Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data.
e Estimated.NA Not available.
1 Calculated as a percent of apparent consumption.
2 Dollars per pound.
3 Refinery production.
4 Dollars per metric ton.
5 Net exporter.
6 Metal, vacuum-cast ingot.
7 Granulated pentahydrate borax in bulk, f.o.b mine.
8 Dollars per kilogram.
9 Bulk, purified bromine.
10 1- to 5-short ton lots.
11 Secondary production.
12 Turkish, chromite price.
13 Columbite price.
14 Value of imports, dollars per carat.
15 Reported consumption.
16 Zone refined.
17 Dollars per troy ounce.
18 Price of flake imports.
19 Includes employment at calcining plants.
20 99.97% indium.
21 C.i.f. value, crude, per kilogram. 22 Price of eastern Canadian ore.
23 Delivered, No. 1 Heavy Melting composite price.
24 Year-end price.
25 46%-48% Mn metallurgical ore, per unit contained Mn, c.i.f. U.S. ports.
26 Dollars per 76-pound flask.
27 London Metal Exchange cash price.
28 F.o.b. gulf coast.
29 Dealer price of platinum.
30 Price of K20, muriate.
31 Vacuum and open pan, bulk, pellets and packaged, f.o.b. mine and plant.
32 Ferrosilicon, 50% Si.
33 Quoted year-end price, dense, bulk, f.o.b. Green River, WY, dollars per short ton.
34 Quoted price, bulk, f.o.b. works, East, dollars per short ton.
35 Elemental sulfur, f.o.b. mine and/or plant.
36 Rutile, list, year-end.
37 Dollars per unit W03 (7.93 kilograms of contained tungsten per unit).
38 All forms.
39 Price for imported zircon, f.o.b. U.S. east coast.Source: U.S. Geological Survey,Mineral Commodity Summaries, annual.

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