NAICS Code 423520

NAICS 423520

NAICS Code 423520 – Coal and Other Mineral and Ore Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS Code 423520: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of coal, coke, metal ores, and/or nonmetallic minerals (except precious and semiprecious stones and minerals used in construction, such as sand and gravel).

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 423520

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Merchant wholesale distribution of nonmetallic minerals used in construction, such as sand and gravel–are classified in Industry NAICS 423320, Brick, Stone, and Related Construction Material Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of crude petroleum–are classified in Industry Group 4247, Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of precious and semiprecious stones and metals–are classified in Industry NAICS 423940, Jewelry, Watch, Precious Stone, and Precious Metal Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 423520

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 this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Coal merchant wholesalers
  • Coke merchant wholesalers
  • Concentrates, metallic, merchant wholesalers
  • Fuel, coal and coke, merchant wholesalers
  • Metal ores merchant wholesalers
  • Metallic concentrates merchant wholesalers
  • Minerals (except construction materials, petroleum) merchant wholesalers
  • Nonmetallic minerals (except precious and semiprecious stones and minerals used in construction, such as sand and gravel)
  • Ore concentrates merchant wholesalers
  • Ores (e.g., gold, iron, lead, silver, zinc) merchant wholesalers

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 423520

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 8233NAICS 423520CA WC: 8232
  • DE WC: 809
  • PA WC: 809
  • MI WC: 8232
  • NJ WC: 8232
  • NY WC: 8350
  • WY WC: 423520
  • GL: 13201
  • SIC: 5052

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 423520 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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 42: Wholesale Trade
  • Subsector 423: Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
  • Industry Group 4235: Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
  • Industry 42352: Coal and Other Mineral and Ore Merchant Wholesalers
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 423520: Coal and Other Mineral and Ore Merchant Wholesalers
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