NAICS CODE 212230 - Copper, Nickel, Lead, and Zinc Mining

Industry Sector

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Total Companies

13

Est. Employment

N/A

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating (i.e., preparing) ores valued chiefly for their copper, nickel, lead, or zinc content. Beneficiating includes the transformation of ores into concentrates. Establishments primarily engaged in recovering copper concentrates by the precipitation, leaching, or electrowinning of copper ore are included in this industry.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 212230 - Copper, Nickel, Lead, and Zinc Mining is a final level code of the “Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction” Sector. There are 13 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of N/A people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 212230 - Copper, Nickel, Lead, and Zinc Mining are:

  • Blende (zinc) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Calamine mining and/or beneficiating
  • Cerussite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Chalcocite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Chalcopyrite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Copper beneficiating plants
  • Copper ore concentrates recovery
  • Copper ore mine site development for own account
  • Copper ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Copper-water precipitates
  • Cuprite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Galena mining and/or beneficiating
  • Lead ore mine site development for own account
  • Lead ore mining and/or beneficiating
  • Lead-zinc ore mining and/or beneficiating
  • Nickel concentrates recovery
  • Nickel ore beneficiating plants
  • Nickel ore mine site development for own account
  • Nickel ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Smithsonite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sphalerite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Willemite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Zinc ore mine site development for own account
  • Zinc ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Zinc-blende (sphalerite) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Zincite mining and/or beneficiating

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 212230 - Copper, Nickel, Lead, and Zinc Mining that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: