2012 Edition

National Industry 212325 Sub-Description:

Bentonite mining and/or beneficiating


Bentonite mining and/or beneficiating is one of 35 sub descriptions for NAICS National Industry 212325, Clay and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining.


The identifier for Bentonite mining and/or beneficiating is 11c6f1891da54aea10b459e032a8bba9.

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The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Value
2012 11c6f1891da54aea10b459e032a8bba9
2017 11c6f1891da54aea10b459e032a8bba9

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 1459 - Clay, Ceramic, and Refractory Minerals, Not Elsewhere Classified

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass 212325, Bentonite mining and/or beneficiating:

  1. clay and ceramic and refractory mineral mining
  2. clay ceramic and refractory mineral not otherwise classified
  3. clay or shale digging
  4. mining except oil and gas
  5. mining quarrying and oil and gas extraction
  6. nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying
  7. quarrying underground mining
  8. sand gravel clay and ceramic and refractory mineral mining and quarrying