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State summaries: California

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Abstract

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), California ranked second behind Arizona among the states in nonfuel mineral production during 2005. It accounted for 7% of the US's total. The market value of mineral production for California amounted to $3.7 billion. During the year, California produced 30 varieties of industrial minerals. The nonfuel minerals came from 820 active mines.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
State summaries: California
Series title:
Mining Engineering
Volume
58
Issue:
5
Year Published:
2006
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Mining Engineering
First page:
70
Last page:
74
Number of Pages:
5