Mineral Resources of the United States Volume 1907

Mineral Resources of the United States Volume 1907 : PT.2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... years. Fire brick is one of the most important branches of the clay-working industries. It is widely spread, fire brick being reported from 38 States. The figures given in this report for quantity represent the product reduced to the equivalent or the standard 9-inch fire brick. The quantity so reported for 1907 was 783,017,000 brick, valued at $14,946,045," or $19.09 per thousand, compared with 770,839,000, valued at $14,206,868, or $18.43 per thousand in 1906. This was a gain of 12,178,000 fire brick, or 1.58 per cent in quantity, and of $739,177, or 5.20 per cent in value. Pennsylvania is by far the largest producer, reporting 369,956,000 fire brick, valued at $6,907,904, or $18.67 per thousand; for 1906 this State reported 374,857,000 fire brick, valued at $6,854,640, or $18.29 per thousand, a loss in 1907 of 4,901,000 brick in quantity but a gain of $53,264 in value. Pennsylvania alone, in 1907, produced 47.25 per cent of the fire brick of the whole country and 46.22 per cent of the total value. Ohio was second in both years, reporting 108,197,000 fire brick in 1907, valued at $1,668,728, or $15.42 per thousand, against 109,675,000 fire brick in 1906, valued at $1,670,630, or $15.23 per thousand--a small loss in 1907 in both quantity and value, though the average price per thousand in 1907 was slightly higher than that for 1906. Missouri was third in 1906 and 1907, reporting increases in both quantity and value. Kentucky was fourth in quantity in 1907 and fifth in value, and New Jersey was fifth in quantity and fourth in value. The other States were comparatively small producers, New York reporting the product of next largest value, $538,721, though the quantity was small, 13,769,000 fire brick, the average value per thousand...show more

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  • Paperback | 332 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 594g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236738047
  • 9781236738042