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Ball clay

Mining Engineering

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Abstract

The article offers information on ball clay. Among the companies that mine ball clay in the U.S. are H.C. Spinks Clay, Kentucky-Tennessee Clay and Old Hickory Clay. In 2006, an estimated 1.2 million tons of the mineral was sold or used domestically and exported. Forty-percent of the total sales is accounted for ceramic floor and wall tile followed by sanitaryware and miscellaneous ceramics. Its average value was $ 45 per ton in 2006.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Ball clay
Series title:
Mining Engineering
Volume
59
Issue:
6
Year Published:
2007
Language:
English
Publisher:
SME
Publisher location:
Englewood, CO
Contributing office(s):
National Minerals Information Center
Description:
1 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Mining Engineering
First page:
19
Last page:
19