NAICS 5 Digit Industry 21239

Industry 21239

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 21239 – Other Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 21239: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site, mining, and/or milling or otherwise beneficiating (i.e., preparing) nonmetallic minerals (except coal, stone, sand, gravel, clay, ceramic, and refractory minerals).

Illustrative Examples for Industry 21239

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Barite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Phosphate rock mining and/or beneficiating
  • Borate, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Potash mining and/or beneficiating
  • Peat mining and/or beneficiating
  • Rock salt mining and/or beneficiating

Cross-References for Industry 21239

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 21239. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Mining or quarrying dimension stone–are classified in Industry 21231, Stone Mining and Quarrying;
  • Mining or quarrying sand, gravel, clay and ceramic and refractory minerals–are classified in Industry 21232, Sand, Gravel, Clay, and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining and Quarrying;
  • Calcining, dead burning, or otherwise processing (i.e., beyond basic preparation) minerals, such as talc, mica, feldspar, barite, and soapstone–are classified in Industry 32799, All Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing boron compounds and potassium salts–are classified in Industry 32518, Other Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing table salt–are classified in Industry 31194, Seasoning and Dressing Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing salt (except table salt)–are classified in Industry 32599, All Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing phosphoric acid, superphosphates, or other phosphatic fertilizer materials–are classified in Industry 32531, Fertilizer Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 21239

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 21239. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Abrasive stones (e.g., emery, grindstones, hones, pumice) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Abrasives, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Agate mining and/or beneficiating
  • Alabaster mining and/or beneficiating
  • Alum, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Alunite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Amblygonite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Amethyst mining and/or beneficiating
  • Apatite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Arsenic mineral mining and/or beneficiating
  • Asbestos mining and/or beneficiating
  • Ash, volcanic, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Asphalt rock mining and/or beneficiating
  • Asphalt, native, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Barite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Barium ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Barytes mining and/or beneficiating
  • Borate, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Borax, crude, ground or pulverized, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Boron compounds prepared at beneficiating plants
  • Boron mineral mining and/or beneficiating
  • Brimstone mining and/or beneficiating
  • Burrstones, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Calcined phosphate rock mining and/or beneficiating
  • Calcite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Catlinite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Celestite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Chasers mining and/or beneficiating
  • Colemanite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Corundum mining and/or beneficiating
  • Cryolite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Diamonds, industrial, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Diatomaceous earth mining and/or beneficitating
  • Diatomite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Dragstones mining and/or beneficiating
  • Dried phosphate rock mining and/or beneficiating
  • Earth, diatomaceous, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Emery mining and/or beneficiating
  • Fertilizer minerals, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Fill dirt pits mining and/or beneficiating
  • Fluorite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Fluorspar mining and/or beneficiating
  • Garnet mining and/or beneficiating
  • Gem stone (e.g., amethyst, garnet, agate, ruby, sapphire, jade) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Gilsonite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Glauber’s salt mining and/or beneficiating
  • Grahamite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Graphite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Greensand mining and/or beneficiating
  • Grinding pebbles mining and/or beneficiating
  • Grindstones mining and/or beneficiating
  • Guano mining and/or beneficiating
  • Gypsite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Gypsum mining and/or beneficiating
  • Hones mining and/or beneficiating
  • Humus, peat, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Iceland spar (i.e., optical grade calcite), mining and/or beneficiating
  • Jade mining and/or beneficiating
  • Kernite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Lepidolite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Lithium mineral mining and/or beneficiating
  • Marcasite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Meerschaum mining and/or beneficiating
  • Mica mining and/or beneficiating
  • Millstones mining and/or beneficiating
  • Mineral pigments, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Muriate of potash, mining
  • Muscovite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Native asphalt mining and/or beneficiating
  • Natural abrasives (e.g., emery, grindstones, hones, pumice) (except sand) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Ocher mining and/or beneficiating
  • Oilstones mining and/or beneficiating
  • Optical grade calcite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Ozokerite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pavers mining and/or beneficiating
  • Peat grinding
  • Peat humus mining and/or beneficiating
  • Peat mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pebbles grinding
  • Perlite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Phlogopite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Phosphate rock mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pigments, natural, mineral, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pipestones mining and/or beneficiating
  • Potash mining and/or beneficiating
  • Potassium bromide, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Potassium chloride mining and/or beneficiating
  • Potassium compounds prepared at beneficiating plants
  • Potassium compounds, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Potassium salts, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pozzolana mining and/or beneficiating
  • Precious stones mining and/or beneficiating
  • Probertite mining and/or quarrying
  • Pulpstones, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pumice mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pumicite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pyrite concentrates mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pyrite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pyrophyllite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pyrrhotite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Quartz crystal, pure, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Reed peat mining and/or beneficiating
  • Rock salt mining and/or beneficiating
  • Rubbing stones mining and/or beneficiating
  • Ruby mining and/or beneficiating
  • Salines (except common salt) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Salt, common, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Salt, rock, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sandstone, bituminous, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sapphire mining and/or beneficiating
  • Scoria mining and/or beneficiating
  • Screening peat
  • Scythestones mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sedge peat mining and/or beneficiating
  • Selenite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Semiprecious stones mining and/or beneficiating
  • Shell mining and/or beneficiating
  • Shredding peat mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sienna mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sintered phosphate rock mining and/or beneficiating
  • Soapstone mining and/or beneficiating
  • Soda ash mining and/or beneficiating
  • Soda ash, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sodium borates, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sodium carbonates, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sodium chloride, rock salt, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sodium compounds prepared at beneficiating plants
  • Sodium compounds, natural (except common salt), mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sodium sulfate, natural, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Spar, iceland, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Spodumene mining and/or beneficiating
  • Staurolite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Steatite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Stones, abrasive (e.g., emery, grindstones, hones, pumice), mining and/or beneficiating
  • Strontianite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Strontium mineral mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sulfate, sodium, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sulfur mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sulfur, native, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Talc mining and/or beneficiating
  • Tripoli mining and/or beneficiating
  • Trona mining and/or beneficiating
  • Turquoise mining and/or beneficiating
  • Ulexite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Umber mining and/or beneficiating
  • Vermiculite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Volcanic ash mining and/or beneficiating
  • Whetstones mining and/or beneficiating
  • Wollastonite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Wurtzilite mining and/or beneficiating
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 21: Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
    • Subsector 212: Mining (except Oil and Gas)
      • Industry Group 2123: Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
        • Industry 21239: Other Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212391: Potash, Soda, and Borate Mineral Mining
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212392: Phosphate Rock Mining
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212393: Other Chemical and Fertilizer Mineral Mining
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212399: All Other Nonmetallic Mineral Mining

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