SIC Code 1459 - Clay, Ceramic, and Refractory Minerals, Not Elsewhere Classified

Industry Sector

Mining

Total Companies

120

Est. Employment

N/A

Description

Establishments primarily engaged in mining, milling, or otherwise preparing clay, ceramic, or refractory minerals, not elsewhere classified.

Snapshot

SIC Code 1459 - Clay, Ceramic, and Refractory Minerals, Not Elsewhere Classified is a final level code of the “Mining” Division. There are 120 companies classified in this industry in the USA.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 1459 - Clay, Ceramic, and Refractory Minerals, Not Elsewhere Classified are:

  • Andalusite mining
  • Aplite mining
  • Bentonite mining
  • Brucite mining
  • Burley mining
  • Clays (common) quarrying-not in conjunction with manufacturing
  • Cornwall stone mining
  • Cyanite mining
  • Diaspore mining
  • Dumortierite mining
  • Feldspar mining
  • Fire clay mining
  • Flint clay mining
  • Fuller's earth mining
  • Kyanite mining
  • Magnesite mining
  • Nepheline syenite quarrying
  • Olivine (nongem) mining
  • Pegmatite (feldspar) mining
  • Pinite mining
  • Plastic fire clay mining
  • Shale (common) quarrying-not in conjunction with manufacturing
  • Sillimanite mining
  • Stoneware clay mining
  • Syenite, nepheline - quarrying
  • Topaz (nongem) mining

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 1459 - Clay, Ceramic, and Refractory Minerals, Not Elsewhere Classified that is a better classification match.

Establishments producing clay in conjunction with the manufacture of refractory or structural clay and pottery products are classified in Manufacturing, SIC Code - 32.

Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 1459

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 1459 – Clay, Ceramic, and Refractory Minerals, Not Elsewhere Classified. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 145901 Clay
  • 145902 Bentonite
  • 145999 Clay Ceramic & Refractory Minerals Nec

7-digit SIC

  • 1459001 Clay & Related Minerals
  • 1459002 Clay (except Kaolin & Ball)
  • 1459003 Bentonite
  • 1459004 Clay
  • 1459005 Fire Clay Mining
  • 1459006 Flint Clay Mining
  • 1459007 Fullers Earth Mining
  • 1459008 Plastic Fire Clay Mining
  • 1459009 Shale Quarrying
  • 1459010 Stoneware Clay Mining
  • 1459011 Nonclay Refractory Materials
  • 1459012 Andalusite Mining
  • 1459013 Kyanite Mining
  • 1459014 Magnesite Mining
  • 1459015 Feldspar Mining
  • 1459016 Aplite Mining
  • 1459017 Nepheline Syenite Quarrying
  • 1459018 Dumortierite Mining
  • 1459019 Olivine Mining
  • 1459020 Clay Ceramic & Refractory Minerals Nec

8-digit SIC

  • 14590000 Clay And Related Minerals, Nec
  • 14590100 Clays, Except Kaolin And Ball
  • 14590101 Bentonite Mining
  • 14590102 Clays (common) Quarrying
  • 14590103 Fire Clay Mining
  • 14590104 Flint Clay Mining
  • 14590105 Fuller's Earth Mining
  • 14590106 Plastic Fire Clay Mining
  • 14590107 Shale (common) Quarrying
  • 14590108 Stoneware Clay Mining
  • 14590200 Nonclay Refractory Materials
  • 14590201 Andalusite Mining
  • 14590203 Kyanite Mining
  • 14590204 Magnesite Mining
  • 14590300 Feldspar Mining
  • 14590301 Aplite Mining
  • 14590302 Nepheline Syenite Quarrying
  • 14599905 Dumortierite Mining
  • 14599906 Olivine (nongem) Mining