NAICS Code 212324 - Kaolin and Ball Clay Mining

Industry Sector

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Total Companies

6

Est. Employment

1,732

Description

This U.S. industry comprises (1) establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site and/or mining kaolin or ball clay (e.g., china clay, paper clay, and slip clay) and (2) establishments primarily engaged in beneficiating (i.e., preparing) kaolin or ball clay.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 212324 - Kaolin and Ball Clay Mining is a final level code of the “Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction” Sector. There are 6 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 1,732 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 212324 - Kaolin and Ball Clay Mining are:

  • Ball clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • China clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Clay, ball, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Clay, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Kaolin mining and/or beneficiating
  • Paper clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Rubber clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Slip clay mining and/or beneficiating

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 212324 - Kaolin and Ball Clay Mining that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in calcining, dead burning, or otherwise processing (i.e., beyond basic preparation) kaolin and ball clay are classified in U.S. NAICS Code - 327992 - Ground or Treated Mineral and EarthManufacturing..