2012 Edition

national industry 212325

Clay and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining

Overview

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) mining clay (except kaolin and ball), ceramic, or refractory minerals; (2) developing the mine site for clay, ceramic, or refractory minerals; and (3) beneficiating (i.e., preparing) clay (except kaolin and ball), ceramic, or refractory minerals.

The immediate parent of national industry 212325 is international industry 21232: Sand, Gravel, Clay, and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining and Quarrying

Illustrative Examples

  • Bentonite mining and/or beneficiating Fuller's earth mining and/or beneficiating Common clay mining and/or beneficiating Magnesite mining and/or beneficiating Feldspar mining and/or beneficiating
  • Nepheline syenite mining and/or beneficiating Fire clay mining and/or beneficiating
  • Shale (except oil shale) mining and/or beneficiating

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in:
  • Shaping, molding, baking, burning, or hardening clay and nonclay refractories, and structural clay products:are classified in Industry 327120, Clay Building Material and Refractories Manufacturing;
  • Developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating kaolin or ball clay:are classified in U.S. Industry 212324, Kaolin and Ball Clay Mining; and
  • Shaping, molding, glazing, and firing pottery, ceramics, and plumbing fixtures:are classified in Industry 327110, Pottery, Ceramics, and Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing.

Sub-Descriptions

  1. 212325 - Andalusite mining and/or beneficiating
  2. 212325 - Aplite mining and/or beneficiating
  3. 212325 - Bentonite mining and/or beneficiating
  4. 212325 - Bleaching clay mining and/or beneficiating
  5. 212325 - Brucite mining and/or beneficiating
  6. 212325 - Burley mining and/or beneficiating
  7. 212325 - Clay (except kaolin, ball) mining and/or beneficiating
  8. 212325 - Clay bleaching
  9. 212325 - Clay, ceramic and refractory minerals, mining and/or beneficiating
  10. 212325 - Clay, fire, mining and/or beneficiating
  11. 212325 - Common clay mining and/or beneficiating
  12. 212325 - Common shale mining and/or beneficiating
  13. 212325 - Cornwall stone mining and/or beneficiating
  14. 212325 - Cyanite mining and/or beneficiating
  15. 212325 - Diaspore mining and/or beneficiating
  16. 212325 - Dumortierite mining and/or beneficiating
  17. 212325 - Earth, fuller's (e.g., all natural bleaching clays), mining and/or beneficiating
  18. 212325 - Feldspar mining and/or beneficiating
  19. 212325 - Fire clay mining and/or beneficiating
  20. 212325 - Flint clay mining and/or beneficiating
  21. 212325 - Fuller's earth mining and/or beneficiating
  22. 212325 - Kyanite mining and/or beneficiating
  23. 212325 - Laterite mining and/or beneficiating
  24. 212325 - Magnesite mining and/or beneficiating
  25. 212325 - Nepheline syenite mining and/or beneficiating
  26. 212325 - Olivine, non-gem, mining and/or beneficiating
  27. 212325 - Pegmatite, feldspar, mining and/or beneficiating
  28. 212325 - Pinite mining and/or beneficiating
  29. 212325 - Plastic fire clay mining and/or beneficiating
  30. 212325 - Refractory minerals mining and/or beneficiating
  31. 212325 - Shale (except oil shale) mining and/or beneficiating
  32. 212325 - Sillimanite mining and/or beneficiating
  33. 212325 - Stoneware clay mining and/or beneficiating
  34. 212325 - Syenite, nepheline, mining and/or beneficiating
  35. 212325 - Topaz, non-gem, mining and/or beneficiating

History

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 Value
2002 212325 -
2007 212325 -
2012 212325 -
2017 212325 -

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 212325, Clay and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining:

  1. clay and ceramic and refractory mineral mining
  2. clay ceramic and refractory mineral not otherwise classified
  3. clay milling
  4. clay or shale digging
  5. mineral and earth ground or otherwise treated
  6. mining
  7. mining except oil and gas
  8. mining not otherwise classified
  9. mining quarrying and oil and gas extraction
  10. nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying
  11. quarrying underground mining
  12. sand gravel clay and ceramic and refractory mineral mining and quarrying

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