NAICS Code 212325 Clay and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining

Industry

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) mining clay (except kaolin and ball), ceramic, or refractory minerals; (2) developing the mine site for clay, ceramic, or refractory minerals; and (3) beneficiating (i.e., preparing) clay (except kaolin and ball), ceramic, or refractory minerals.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Shaping, molding, baking, burning, or hardening clay and nonclay refractories, and structural clay products: classified in Industry 327120, Clay Building Material and Refractories Manufacturing
  • Developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating kaolin or ball clay: classified in U.S. Industry 212324, Kaolin and Ball Clay Mining
  • Shaping, molding, glazing, and firing pottery, ceramics, and plumbing fixtures: classified in Industry 327110, Pottery, Ceramics, and Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing.

Illustrative Examples

  • Nepheline syenite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Fuller's earth mining and/or beneficiating
  • Feldspar mining and/or beneficiating
  • Bentonite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Shale (except oil shale) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Magnesite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Fire clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Common clay mining and/or beneficiating

Industries Included

  • Andalusite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Aplite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Bentonite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Bleaching clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Brucite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Burley mining and/or beneficiating
  • Clay (except kaolin, ball) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Clay bleaching
  • Clay, ceramic and refractory minerals, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Clay, fire, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Common clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Common shale mining and/or beneficiating
  • Cornwall stone mining and/or beneficiating
  • Cyanite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Diaspore mining and/or beneficiating
  • Dumortierite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Earth, fuller's (e.g., all natural bleaching clays), mining and/or beneficiating
  • Feldspar mining and/or beneficiating
  • Fire clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Flint clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Fuller's earth mining and/or beneficiating
  • Kyanite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Laterite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Magnesite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Nepheline syenite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Olivine, non-gem, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pegmatite, feldspar, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pinite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Plastic fire clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Refractory minerals mining and/or beneficiating
  • Shale (except oil shale) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sillimanite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Stoneware clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Syenite, nepheline, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Topaz, non-gem, mining and/or beneficiating

Industry Sample for USA