NAICS 212393: Other Chemical and Fertilizer Mineral Mining

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site, mining, milling, and/or drying or otherwise beneficiating (i.e., preparing) chemical or fertilizer mineral raw materials (except potash, soda, boron, and phosphate rock).

The data published with NAICS code 212393 include the following SIC industry:

1479 Chemical and fertilizer mineral mining, n.e.c.

This definition comes from the 1997 NAICS manual. However, for this industry, the 1997 Economic Census Mining did not fully implement the conversion to NAICS. Data for NAICS industry 212393 do not include establishments only engaged in beneficiating or preparing chemical and fertilizer minerals. The NAICS definitions will be fully implemented with the 2002 Economic Census.