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Major countries in gypsum mine production 2014-2018

Major countries in gypsum mine production from 2014 to 2018 (in 1,000 metric tons)

by M. Garside, last edited Aug 21, 2019
Major countries in gypsum mine production 2014-2018 In 2018, the world’s largest producer of gypsum from mines was the United States, with a production volume amounting to 21 million metric tons. The next-largest global gypsum producer is a tie between Iran and China, both producing 16 million metric tons that year.
Gypsum

Gypsum is a soft sulfate mineral, composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate. It is used in fertilizer and is the main material used to produce drywall, plaster, as well as blackboard and sidewalk chalk, among other products. It is a common mineral that is found in layers that were formed under salt water millions of years ago.

Gypsum production and resources worldwide

The total global production of gypsum from mines in 2018 amounted to an estimated 160 million metric tons. This quantity is a notable decrease from the 2016 production volume of 261 million metric tons. As the world’s largest producer of gypsum, the U.S. also has the world’s largest reserves of gypsum. In 2018, U.S. gypsum reserves totaled some 700 million metric tons.
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Major countries in gypsum mine production from 2014 to 2018 (in 1,000 metric tons)

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