Available Classifications
Alternate structures
Alphabetical Indexes
Correspondence Tables
Free downloads
International Family of Classifications
  Best practices
National classifications
  Statistical Commission
  Expert Group
  Technical Subgroup
  Workshops and Training
  Mailing list
Contact us
ISIC Rev.4
ISIC Rev.3.1
ISIC Rev.3
CPC Ver.2.1
CPC Ver.2
CPC Ver.1.1
CPC Ver.1.0
SITC Rev.4
SITC Rev.3
more ...
ISIC 3 index
CPC 1.1 index

Printer friendly versionPrinter friendly version English  

Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 0891


  • Section: B - Mining and quarrying
  • Division: 08 - Other mining and quarrying
  • Group: 089 - Mining and quarrying n.e.c.
  • Class: 0891 - Mining of chemical and fertilizer minerals

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- mining of natural phosphates and natural potassium salts
- mining of native sulphur
- extraction and preparation of pyrites and pyrrhotite, except roasting
- mining of natural barium sulphate and carbonate (barytes and witherite), natural borates, natural magnesium sulphates (kieserite)
- mining of earth colours, fluorspar and other minerals valued chiefly as a source of chemicals

This class also includes:
- guano mining

This class excludes:
- extraction of salt, see 0893
- roasting of iron pyrites, see 2011
- manufacture of synthetic fertilizers and nitrogen compounds, see 2012

Click here for complete correspondences for this code.

Would you like to leave some feedback?
(on this code, this classification, the site in general or any other issue)

Then drop us a line at CHL@un.org.