Bentonite Production by Country (Metric tons)

Product
Alumina
Aluminum, Primary
Ammonia
Antimony
Arsenic Trioxide
Asbestos
Barite
Bauxite
Bentonite
Beryl
Bismuth
Boron Minerals
Bromine
Cadmium
Celestite
Chromite
Cobalt
Copper
Crude Iodine
Diatomite
Feldspar
Ferrochromium
Ferromanganese And Silicomanganese
Fuller's Earth
Gold
Graphite
Gypsum
Hydraulic Cement
Indium
Industrial Sand And Gravel (Silica)
Iron Ore
Kaolin
Lead
Lithium Minerals And Brine
Magnesite
Magnesium
Marketable Potash
Mercury
Mica
Molybdenum
Monazite Concentrate
Natural Iron Oxide Pigments
Niobium And Tantalum
Peat
Perlite
Pig Iron
Platinum-Group Metals
Pumice And Related Materials
Quicklime And Hydrated Lime, Including Dead-Burned Dolomite
Rare Earths
Raw Steel
Rhenium
Salt
Selenium
Silver
Soda Ash
Synthetic Diamond
Talc And Pyrophyllite
Tellurium
Tin
Tungsten
Vanadium
Vermiculite
Wollastonite
Zinc
Zirconium Mineral Concentrates
Graph
Production
Unit of Measure
RankCountryWorld Production, By Country (Metric tons)
1United States3,650,0003650000
2Turkey1,000,0001000000
3Greece844,804844804
4Mexico511,429511429
5Japan432,000432000
6Germany350,000350000
7Ukraine300,000300000
8Argentina250,000250000
9Iran, Islamic Republic Of250,000250000
10Australia240,000240000
11Brazil239,000239000
12Bulgaria170,000170000
13Spain155,000155000
14Cyprus150,000150000
15Italy146,318146318
16Slovakia145,000145000
17Poland120,000120000
18Peru119,495119495
19Czech Republic116,000116000
20Morocco80,00080000
21Hungary50,00050000
22Azerbaijan50,00050000
23Turkmenistan50,00050000
24South Africa40,34040340
25Egypt32,00032000
26Algeria31,00031000
27Bosnia and Herzegovina30,00030000
28Pakistan26,00026000
29Croatia19,50019500
30Romania16,60016600
31Mozambique15,00015000
32Guatemala14,28714287
33Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of9,0339033
34Indonesia6,0006000
35Georgia5,0005000
36Philippines1,5001500
37Armenia1,1001100
38Bolivia1,0001000
39Myanmar1,0001000
40New Zealand880880
41Zimbabwe100100
42Serbia7575
43Kenya7070

Source: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Minerals Resources Program

Note: Check source table for details and footnotes

Year of Estimate: 2009