NAICS Code 212392 Phosphate Rock Mining

Industry

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site, mining, milling, and/or drying or otherwise beneficiating (i.e., preparing) phosphate rock.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing phosphoric acid, superphosphates, or other phosphatic fertilizer materials are classified in U.S. Industry 325312, Phosphatic Fertilizer Manufacturing.

Industries Included

  • Apatite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Calcined phosphate rock mining and/or beneficiating
  • Dried phosphate rock mining and/or beneficiating
  • Phosphate rock mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sintered phosphate rock mining and/or beneficiating