NAICS Code 212391 Potash, Soda, and Borate Mineral Mining

Industry

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site, mining and/or milling, or otherwise beneficiating (i.e., preparing) natural potassium, sodium, or boron compounds. Drylake brine operations are included in this industry, as well as establishments engaged in producing the specified minerals from underground and open pit mines.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Manufacturing sodium carbonate, boron compounds, and/or potassium salts: classified in Industry 325180, Other Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing table salt: classified in U.S. Industry 311942, Spice and Extract Manufacturing.

Industries Included

  • Alum, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Borate, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Borax, crude, ground or pulverized, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Boron compounds prepared at beneficiating plants
  • Boron mineral mining and/or beneficiating
  • Colemanite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Glauber's salt mining and/or beneficiating
  • Kernite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Muriate of potash, mining
  • Potash mining and/or beneficiating
  • Potassium bromide, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Potassium chloride mining and/or beneficiating
  • Potassium compounds prepared at beneficiating plants
  • Potassium compounds, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Potassium salts, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Probertite mining and/or quarrying
  • Salines (except common salt) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Soda ash mining and/or beneficiating
  • Soda ash, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sodium borates, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sodium carbonates, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sodium compounds prepared at beneficiating plants
  • Sodium compounds, natural (except common salt), mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sodium sulfate, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sulfate, sodium, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Trona mining and/or beneficiating
  • Ulexite mining and/or beneficiating

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:9

Est. Employment:1