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1170. Principal Fuels, Nonmetals, and Metals -- World Production and U.S. Share



                                               
World production World production Percent U.S. of world Percent U.S. of world
            Mineral
Unit 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
                                               
Fuels: 1
  Coal.. Mil. sh. ton 4,193 4,899 5,356 5,030 5,019 4,921 5,008 5,126 5,185 5,172 5,042 19.8 18.0 19.2 19.8 19.9 19.2 20.6 20.2 20.5 21.1 22.2
  Petroleum (crude).. Bil. bbl 21.8 19.7 22.1 22.0 22.0 22.0 22.3 22.8 23.3 24.2 24.0 14.4 16.6 12.2 12.3 11.9 11.4 10.9 10.5 10.1 9.7 9.3
  Natural gas (dry, marketable).. Tril. cu. ft 53.5 62.3 73.6 74.8 74.8 76.4 76.9 78.0 81.7 81.6 82.8 36.3 26.4 24.2 23.7 23.8 23.7 24.5 23.9 23.1 23.2 22.6
  Natural gas plant liquids.. Bil. bbl 1.3 1.4 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.1 45.7 40.9 33.7 34.4 34.1 33.5 32.6 32.1 32.8 31.8 30.0
 
Nonmetals:
  Asbestos.. 1,000 metric tons 4,699 4,249 4,003 3,533 3,121 2,650 2,510 2,420 2,290 2,070 1,840 2 1 (D) 1 (Z) 1 (2/) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z)
  Barite.. 1,000 metric tons 7,495 6,067 5,633 5,685 5,436 4,080 4,206 4,300 4,460 6,930 5,890 27 11 8 8 8 8 14 13 15 10 8
  Feldspar.. 1,000 metric tons 3,202 4,039 5,456 5,544 5,771 6,390 6,420 6,780 6,750 8,050 8,080 20 16 12 10 13 12 12 13 13 11 10
  Fluorspar.. 1,000 metric tons 5,006 4,979 5,131 4,077 3,846 3,930 3,680 4,050 4,140 4,620 4,670 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 (Z) 0 0
  Gypsum.. Mil. metric tons 78 87 100 98 98 99 96 97 100 104 107 14 15 15 14 15 16 18 17 18 18 18
  Mica (incl. scrap).. 1,000 metric tons 228 255 215 211 186 196 238 253 225 315 288 46 49 51 49 46 45 46 43 43 37 30
  Nitrogen, 2. Mil. metric tons 74 91 97 94 93 92 92 96 96 101 106 20 14 13 14 14 14 15 14 14 13 14
  Phosphate rock (gross weight).. Mil. metric tons 144 149 162 150 144 121 128 130 133 138 145 38 34 29 32 33 29 32 33 34 32 31
  Potash (k">\2O equivalent).. Mil. metric tons 28 29 28 26 24 20 23 25 23 26 25 8 4 6 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 5
  Sulfur, elemental.. Mil. metric tons 55 54 58 55 52 49 54 53 52 54.0 58 22 22 20 20 20 22 21 22 23 21 20
 
Metals, mine basis:
  Bauxite.. Mil. metric tons 89 84 109 108 104 108 104 107 114 123 125 2 1 (D) (D) (D) (NA) (D) (D) (D) (D) (D)
  Columbium concentrates
  (columbium content).. 1,000 metric tons 15 15 15 16 15 30 15 18 16 21 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Copper .. 1,000 metric tons 7,405 7,988 9,017 9,187 9,290 9,430 9,500 10,100 11,000 11,400 12,200 16 14 18 18 19 19 19 18 17 17 15
  Gold.. Metric tons 1,219 1,532 2,133 2,149 2,248 2,310 2,240 2,220 2,250 2,410 2,460 2 5 14 14 15 14 15 14 14 15 15
  Iron ore (gross weight).. Mil. metric tons 891 861 982 956 930 983 981 1,027 1,020 1,040 1,020 8 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
  Lead 2. 1,000 metric tons 3,470 3,431 3,353 3,276 3,242 2,830 2,790 2,780 2,920 3,010 3,100 17 12 15 15 13 13 13 14 15 15 16
  Mercury.. Metric tons 6,806 6,136 4,523 3,213 3,014 2,290 1,980 3,160 2,890 2,730 2,320 16 9 12 (NA) 2 (NA) (D) (D) (D) (D) (D)
  Molybdenum .. 1,000 metric tons 111 98 128 118 112 94 112 141 128 140 135 62 50 48 45 45 39 42 43 43 43 40
  Nickel  2. 1,000 metric tons 779 813 965 949 922 899 929 1,030 1,080 1,120 1,140 2 1 (Z) 1 1 (NA) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z)
  Silver.. 1,000 metric tons 11 13 16 16 15 14 14 15 15 16 16 9 9 13 12 12 12 10 10 11 14 13
  Tantalum concentrates.. Metric tons 544 315 400 463 353 (NA) 333 362 383 413 454 0 0 0 0 0 (NA) 0 0 0 0 0
  Titanium concentrates:
    Ilmenite.. 1,000 metric tons 3,726 3,457 4,072 3,411 3,581 3,579 3,950 3,970 3,620 3,660 3,860 14 (D) (D) (D) (D) (NA) (D) (D) (D) (D) 13
    Rutile.. 1,000 metric tons 436 373 481 458 442 464 546 416 395 395 406 (D) (D) (D) (D) (D) (NA) (D) (D) (D) (D) (D)
  Tungsten 2. 1,000 metric tons 52 47 43 42 33 32 34 39 32 33 32 5 2 14 (D) 13 (NA) (D) (D) (D) (D) (D)
  Vanadium 2. 1,000 metric tons 37 30 31 29 27 33 32 35 35 37 42 12 (D) (D) (D) (D) 9 (D) (D) (D) (D) (D)
  Zinc 2. 1,000 metric tons 5,954 6,758 7,184 7,170 7,137 6,960 7,000 7,240 7,440 7,460 7,550 6 4 8 8 8 7 9 9 8 8 10
 
Metals, smelter basis:
  Aluminum.. 1,000 metric tons 15,383 15,398 19,292 19,528 19,219 19,700 19,200 19,900 20,700 21,400 22,100 30 23 21 21 21 19 17 17 17 17 17
  Cadmium.. 1,000 metric tons 18 19 20 20 19 19 19 19 19 20 20 9 8 8 8 9 6 5 7 8 11 10
  Copper.. 1,000 metric tons 7,649 8,630 9,472 9,217 9,496 11,500 10,100 10,200 10,600 11,400 11,900 14 14 15 16 18 20 17 16 15 18 18
  Iron, pig .. Mil. metric tons 514 499 532 506 498 506 516 533 562 550 541 12 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 9 9 9
  Lead 3. 1,000 metric tons 5,430 5,641 5,763 5,603 5,542 5,450 5,260 5,590 5,480 3,010 3,080 23 20 23 22 22 23 24 25 26 25 25
  Magnesium 4. 1,000 metric tons 316 325 354 340 304 281 282 389 341 392 369 49 42 39 39 45 47 45 37 39 42 39
  Raw Steel .. Mil. metric tons 717 718 771 736 721 728 730 755 758 795 783 14 11 12 11 12 12 12 13 12 12 13
  Tin 5. 1,000 metric tons 251 193 223 190 182 194 198 201 196 211 206 1 2 0 0 0 (NA) 0 0 0 0 0
  Zinc.. 1,000 metric tons 6,049 6,786 7,060 7,175 6,875 7,400 7,450 7,550 7,530 7,460 7,550 6 5 5 5 6 5 5 5 8 8 10




- Represents or rounds to zero. D Withheld to avoid disclosing company data. NA Not available. Z Less than half the unit of measure or .5 percent.
1 Source: Energy Information Administration, International Energy Annual.
2 Content of ore and concentrate.
3 Refinery production.
4 Primary production; no smelter processing necessary.
5 Production from primary sources only.

Source: Nonfuels, through 1994, U.S. Bureau of Mines,thereafter, U.S. Geological Survey, Minerals Yearbook, annual, and Mineral Commodities Summaries, annual; fuels, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Review.

http://minerals.er.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/mcs/ http://www.eia.doe.gov/



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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