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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