Industrial rocks and minerals are essential for construction of buildings and highways. They also are used in many household products and industrial processes.

Limestone contributes about $1 billion dollars annually to Missouri’s economy
Sand and Gravel
Sand and gravel are used in a variety of ways that enrich our modern way of life
Barite is used as an aggregate in the preparation of heavy cement and heavy concrete
Clay and Shale
Clay and shale are necessary for modern society as we know it
Missouri granite is used for road construction and for monuments
Road metal and roofing granules are the dominant uses for Missouri traprock
Industrial Mineral Mine Sites
Locate industrial mineral mine sites and permittees