SIC Code 1479 Chemical and Fertilizer Mineral Mining, Not Elsewhere Classified

Industry

Mining

Description

Establishments primarily engaged in mining, milling, or otherwise preparing chemical or fertilizer mineral raw materials, not elsewhere classified.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in milling, grinding, or otherwise preparing barite not in conjunction with mining or quarry operations are classified in Manufacturing,Industry 3295; similar establishments preparing other minerals of this industry are included here. Establishments primarily engaged in producing salt by evaporation of sea water or brine are classified in Manufacturing, Industry 2899

Illustrative Examples

  • Alunite mining
  • Amblygonite mining
  • Arsenic mineral mining
  • Barite mining
  • Barium ore mining
  • Brimstone mining
  • Celestite mining
  • Fluorite mining
  • Fluorspar mining
  • Fluorspar ground or otherwise treated
  • Guano mining
  • Lepidolite mining
  • Lithium mineral mining
  • Marcasite mining
  • Mineral pigment mining
  • Ocher mining
  • Pyrites mining
  • Pyrrhotite mining
  • Rock salt mining
  • Salt mining common
  • Sienna mining
  • Spodumene mining
  • Strontianite mining
  • Strontium mineral mining
  • Sulfur mining native
  • Umber mining

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 147901Sulphur
  • 147902Fluorspar
  • 147903Salt Miners
  • 147904Salt Processing
  • 147999Chemical & Fertilizer Mining Nec

7-digit SIC

  • 1479001Chemical & Fertilizer Mining Nec
  • 1479002Mineral Pigment Mining
  • 1479003Ocher Mining
  • 1479004Salt & Sulfur Mining
  • 1479005Rock Salt Mining
  • 1479006Salt Miners
  • 1479007Sulphur Mining
  • 1479008Fertilizer Mineral Mining
  • 1479009Arsenic Mineral Mining
  • 1479010Barite Mining
  • 1479011Lithium Mineral Mining
  • 1479012Alunite Mining
  • 1479013Amblygonite Mining
  • 1479014Fluorspar
  • 1479015Lepidolite Mining
  • 1479016Salt Processing

8-digit SIC

  • 14790000Chemical And Fertilizer Mining
  • 14790100Mineral Pigment Mining
  • 14790101Ocher Mining
  • 14790300Salt And Sulfur Mining
  • 14790302Rock Salt Mining
  • 14790303Salt (common) Mining
  • 14790304Sulphur Mining
  • 14790400Fertilizer Mineral Mining
  • 14790401Arsenic Mineral Mining
  • 14790402Barite Mining
  • 14790403Lithium Mineral Mining
  • 14799901Alunite Mining
  • 14799902Amblygonite Mining
  • 14799906Fluorspar Mining
  • 14799908Lepidolite Mining