NAICS CODE 212291 - Uranium-Radium-Vanadium Ore Mining

Industry Sector

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Total Companies


Est. Employment



This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating (i.e., preparing) uranium-radium-vanadium ores.


NAICS Code 212291 - Uranium-Radium-Vanadium Ore Mining is a final level code of the “Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction” Sector. There are 3 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 526 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 212291 - Uranium-Radium-Vanadium Ore Mining are:

  • Carnotite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Leaching of uranium, radium, or vanadium ores
  • Pitchblende mining and/or beneficiating
  • Radium ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Roscoelite (vanadium hydromica) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Tyuyamunite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Uraninite (pitchblende) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Uranium ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mine site development for own account
  • Uranium-radium-vanadium ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Vanadium ores mining and/or beneficiating


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 212291 - Uranium-Radium-Vanadium Ore Mining that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in enriching uranium are classified in NAICS Code - 325180 - Other Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing.