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SITC Rev.4 code 278


  • Section: 2 - Crude materials, inedible, except fuels
  • Division: 27 - Crude fertilizers, other than those of Division 56, and crude minerals (excluding coal, petroleum and precious stones)
  • Group: 278 - Other crude minerals


This Group is divided into the following Subgroups:

  • 278.2 - Clays and other refractory minerals, n.e.s.
  • 278.3 - Sodium chloride, pure, and common salt (including table salt and denatured salt), whether or not in aqueous solution or containing added anti-caking or free-flowing agents; sea water.
  • 278.4 - Asbestos
  • 278.5 - Quartz, mica, feldspar, fluorspar, cryolite and chiolite
  • 278.6 - Slag, dross, scalings and similar waste, n.e.s.
  • 278.9 - Minerals, crude, n.e.s.

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