NAICS CODE 212325 - Clay and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining

Industry Sector

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Total Companies

131

Est. Employment

2,323

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) mining clay (except kaolin and ball), ceramic, or refractory minerals; (2) developing the mine site for clay, ceramic, or refractory minerals; and (3) beneficiating (i.e., preparing) clay (except kaolin and ball), ceramic, or refractory minerals.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 212325 - Clay and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining is a final level code of the “Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction” Sector. There are 131 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 2,323 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 212325 - Clay and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining are:

  • Andalusite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Aplite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Bentonite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Bleaching clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Brucite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Burley mining and/or beneficiating
  • Clay (except kaolin, ball) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Clay bleaching
  • Clay, ceramic and refractory minerals, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Clay, fire, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Common clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Common shale mining and/or beneficiating
  • Cornwall stone mining and/or beneficiating
  • Cyanite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Diaspore mining and/or beneficiating
  • Dumortierite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Earth, fuller's (e.g., all natural bleaching clays), mining and/or beneficiating
  • Feldspar mining and/or beneficiating
  • Fire clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Flint clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Fuller's earth mining and/or beneficiating
  • Kyanite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Laterite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Magnesite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Nepheline syenite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Olivine, non-gem, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pegmatite, feldspar, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pinite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Plastic fire clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Refractory minerals mining and/or beneficiating
  • Shale (except oil shale) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sillimanite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Stoneware clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Syenite, nepheline, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Topaz, non-gem, mining and/or beneficiating

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 212325 - Clay and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: