NAICS CODE 212392 - Phosphate Rock Mining

Industry Sector

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Total Companies

2

Est. Employment

1,898

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site, mining, milling, and/or drying or otherwise beneficiating (i.e., preparing) phosphate rock.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 212392 - Phosphate Rock Mining is a final level code of the “Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction” Sector. There are 2 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 1,898 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 212392 - Phosphate Rock Mining are:

  • Apatite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Calcined phosphate rock mining and/or beneficiating
  • Dried phosphate rock mining and/or beneficiating
  • Phosphate rock mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sintered phosphate rock mining and/or beneficiating

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 212392 - Phosphate Rock Mining that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing phosphoric acid, superphosphates, or other phosphatic fertilizer materials are classified in U.S. NAICS Code - 325312 - Phosphatic Fertilizer Manufacturing.