Industrial sand and gravel

Mining Engineering


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Domestic production of industrial sand and gravel in 2011 was about 30 Mt (33 million st), increasing slightly compared with 2010. Some important end uses for industrial sand and gravel include abrasives, filtration, foundry, glassmaking, hydraulic fracturing sand (frac sand) and silicon metal applications.
Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Industrial sand and gravel
Series title Mining Engineering
Volume 64
Issue 6
Year Published 2012
Language English
Publisher SME
Contributing office(s) National Minerals Information Center
Description 1 p.
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Larger Work Title Mining Engineering
First page 65
Last page 65
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