Description for 1475: Phosphate Rock

Division B: Mining | Major Group 14: Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels | Industry Group 147: Chemical And Fertilizer Mineral Mining

1475 Phosphate Rock
Establishments primarily engaged in mining, milling, drying, calcining, sintering, or otherwise preparing phosphate rock, including apatite. Establishments primarily engaged in the production of phosphoric acid, super-phosphates, or other manufactured phosphate compounds or chemicals are classified in Manufacturing, Major Group 28.

  • Apatite mining
  • Phosphate rock mining