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Description for 1499: Miscellaneous Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels

Division B: Mining | Major Group 14: Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels

Industry Group 149: Miscellaneous Nonmetallic Minerals, Except


1499 Miscellaneous Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels
Establishments primarily engaged in mining, quarrying, milling, or otherwise preparing nonmetallic minerals, except fuels. This industry includes the shaping of natural abrasive stones at the quarry. Establishments primarily engaged in the production of blast, grinding, or polishing sand are classified in Industry 1446, and those calcining gypsum are classified in Manufacturing, Industry 3275.
  • Agate mining
  • Alabaster mining
  • Amethyst mining
  • Asbestos mining
  • Asphalt (native) mining
  • Asphalt rock mining
  • Bitumens (native) mining
  • Bituminous limestone quarrying
  • Bituminous sandstone quarrying
  • Burrstone quarrying
  • Calcite mining
  • Catlinite mining
  • Corundum mining
  • Cryolite mining
  • Diamond mining, industrial
  • Diatomaceous earth mining
  • Diatomite mining
  • Emery mining
  • Fill dirt pits
  • Garnet mining
  • Gem stone mining
  • Gilsonite mining
  • Grahamite mining
  • Graphite mining
  • Greensand mining
  • Grinding peat
  • Grindstone quarrying
  • Gypsite mining
  • Gypsum mining
  • Iceland spar mining (optical grade calcite)
  • Jade mining
  • Meerschaum mining or quarrying
  • Mica mining
  • Millstone quarrying
  • Muscovite mining
  • Natural abrasives mining (except sand)
  • Oilstone quarrying
  • Ozokerite mining
  • Peat humus mining
  • Peat mining
  • Perlite mining
  • Phlogopite mining
  • Pipestone mining
  • Pozzolana mining
  • Precious stones mining
  • Pulpstone quarrying
  • Pumice mining
  • Pumicite mining
  • Pyrophyllite mining
  • Quartz crystal mining (pure)
  • Reed peat mining
  • Rubbing stone quarrying
  • Ruby mining
  • Sapphire mining
  • Scoria mining
  • Screening peat
  • Scythestone quarrying
  • Sedge peat mining
  • Selenite mining
  • Semiprecious stones mining
  • Sharpening stone quarrying
  • Shell mining
  • Shredding peat
  • Soapstone quarrying
  • Steatite mining
  • Talc mining
  • Tripoli mining
  • Turquoise mining
  • Vermiculite mining
  • Volcanic ash mining
  • Whetstone quarrying
  • Wurtzilite mining


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