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Establishments primarily engaged in mining, milling, drying, calcining, sintering, or otherwise preparing phosphate rock, including apatite.


SIC Code 1475 - Phosphate Rock is a final level code of the “Mining” Division. There are 7 companies classified in this industry in the USA.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 1475 - Phosphate Rock are:

  • Apatite mining
  • Phosphate rock mining


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 1475 - Phosphate Rock that is a better classification match.

Establishments primarily engaged in the production of phosphoric acid, super-phosphates, or other manufactured phosphate compounds or chemicals are classified in Manufacturing, SIC Code - 28.

Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 1475

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 1475 – Phosphate Rock. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 147501 Phosphate Rock

7-digit SIC

  • 1475001 Phosphate Rock
  • 1475002 Apatite Mining

8-digit SIC

  • 14750000 Phosphate Rock
  • 14759901 Apatite Mining