NAICS Code 212324 Kaolin and Ball Clay Mining

Industry

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Description

This U.S. industry comprises (1) establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site and/or mining kaolin or ball clay (e.g., china clay, paper clay, and slip clay) and (2) establishments primarily engaged in beneficiating (i.e., preparing) kaolin or ball clay.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in calcining, dead burning, or otherwise processing (i.e., beyond basic preparation) kaolin and ball clay are classified in U.S. Industry 327992, Ground or Treated Mineral and EarthManufacturing.

Industries Included

  • Ball clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • China clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Clay, ball, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Clay, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Kaolin mining and/or beneficiating
  • Paper clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Rubber clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Slip clay mining and/or beneficiating