Natural mineral mining sites in the United Kingdom (UK) April 2014-16, by commodity

This statistic ranks natural mineral commodities produced in the United Kingdom (UK) by the number of mining sites in production as of April 2014 and April 2016. Sand and gravel were far and away the resources with the greatest number of production sites. Sand and gravel are important abrasives for construction and are also needed for fracking.

Number of natural mineral mining sites in the United Kingdom (UK) as of April 2014 to April 2016, by commodity

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Release date

September 2016


United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 2014 to April 2016

Supplementary notes

* Excludes desulphogypsum manufacture.
Double counting may occur because some workings produce more than one mineral.

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