List of Minerals in Every State


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The list of minerals below shows each state's principal industrial minerals. Minerals pictured here are copper, assorted gemstones, gypsum, iron, and gold (in that order).



List of Minerals by State

 

ALABAMA

Cement (portland), stone (crushed), lime, sand and gravel (construction), cement (masonry)

 

ALASKA

Zinc, lead, gold, silver, sand and gravel (construction)

 

ARIZONA

Copper, sand and gravel (construction), molybdenum concentrates, cement (portland), stone (crushed)

 





 

ARKANSAS

Bromine, stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), lime

 

CALIFORNIA

Sand and gravel (construction), cement (portland), boron minerals, stone (crushed), diatomite

 

COLORADO

Molybdenum concentrates, sand and gravel (construction), cement (portland), gold, stone (crushed)

 

CONNECTICUT

Stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), stone (dimension), clays (common), gemstones (natural)

 

DELAWARE

Sand and gravel (construction), magnesium compounds, gemstones (natural)

 

 



FLORIDA

Phosphate rock, stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), cement (masonry)

 

GEORGIA

Clays (kaolin), stone (crushed), clays (fuller's earth), cement (portland), gravel

 

HAWAII

Stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), gemstones (natural)

 

IDAHO

Molybdenum concentrates, phosphate rock, sand and gravel (construction), silver, cement (portland)

 

ILLINOIS

Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), sand and gravel (industrial), lime

 

INDIANA

Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), lime, cement (masonry)

 

IOWA

Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), gypsum (crude), lime

 

 

KANSAS

Cement (portland), helium (Grade-A), salt, stone (crushed), helium (crude)

 

KENTUCKY

Stone (crushed), lime, cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), clays (ball)

 

LOUISIANA

Salt, sand and gravel (construction), stone (crushed), sand and gravel (industrial), clays (common)

 

MAINE

Sand and gravel (construction), cement (portland), stone (crushed), stone (dimension), cement (masonry)

 

MARYLAND

Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), stone (dimension), cement (masonry)

 

MASSACHUSETTS

Stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), lime, stone (dimension), clays (common)

 

MICHIGAN

Iron ore (usable), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), salt, stone (crushed)

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MINNESOTA

Iron ore (usable), sand and gravel (construction), stone (crushed), sand and gravel(industrial)

 

MISSISSIPPI

Sand and gravel (construction), clays (fuller's earth), stone (crushed), cement(portland), clays (bentonite)

 

MISSOURI

Stone (crushed), cement (portland), lead, lime, sand and gravel (construction)

 

MONTANA

Platinum metal, palladium metal, copper, molybdenum concentrates, sand and gravel

 

NEBRASKA

Cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), stone (crushed), cement, lime

 

NEVADA

Gold, sand and gravel (construction), lime, stone (crushed), silver

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Sand and gravel (construction), stone (crushed), stone (dimension), gemstones

 

NEW JERSEY

Stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), sand and gravel (industrial), greensand marl, peat

 

NEW MEXICO

Copper, potash, sand and gravel (construction), molybdenum (concentrates), cement (portland)

 

NEW YORK

Stone (crushed), salt, cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), wollastonite

 

NORTH CAROLINA

Stone (crushed), phosphate rock, sand and gravel (construction), sand and gravel (industrial), feldspar

 

NORTH DAKOTA

Sand and gravel (construction), lime, stone (crushed), clays (common), sand and gravel (industrial)

 

OHIO

Stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), salt, lime, cement (portland)

 

OKLAHOMA

Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), sand and gravel (industrial), gypsum (crude)

 

OREGON

Stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), cement (portland), diatomite, lime

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), lime, cement (masonry)

 

RHODE ISLAND

Sand and gravel (construction), stone (crushed), sand and gravel(industrial), gemstones

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

Stone (crushed), cement (portland), cement(masonry), sand and gravel, clays (kaolin)

 

SOUTH DAKOTA

Cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), gold, stone (crushed), stone (dimension)

 

TENNESSEE

Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction), clays (ball), sand and gravel (industrial)

 

TEXAS

Cement (portland), stone (crushed), sand and gravel (construction), salt, lime

 

UTAH

Copper, molybdenum (concentrates), cement (portland), gold, sand and gravel

 

VERMONT

Stone (crushed), stone (dimension), sand and gravel (construction), talc, gemstones

 

VIRGINIA

Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel, lime, zirconium

 

WASHINGTON

Sand and gravel (construction), cement (portland), stone (crushed), gold, zinc



 

WEST VIRGINIA

Stone (crushed), cement (portland), sand and gravel (industrial), lime, cement (masonry)

 

WISCONSIN

Sand and gravel (construction), stone (crushed), lime

 

WYOMING

Soda ash, clays (bentonite), helium (Grade-A), cement (portland), sand and gravel (construction)




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