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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.2 code 2909


  • Major Division: 2 - Mining and Quarrying
  • Division: 29 - Other Mining
  • Major Group: 290 - Other Mining
  • Group: 2909 - Mining and quarrying not elsewhere classified

Explanatory note

The mining and quarrying of such materials as gypsum; asbestos; mica; quartz; natural abrasives other than sand, graphite, talc and soapstone; natural gem stones; asphalt and bitumen; peat; and all other non-metallic minerals not elsewhere classified. The Milling, grinding, pulverizing and otherwise treating these minerals when not performed in conjunction with the extraction or quarrying, is classified in group 3699 (manufacture of non-metallic mineral products n.e.c.).

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