0990 Other Non-Metallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

0990 Other Non-Metallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying

This class consists of units mainly engaged in mining or quarrying non-metallic minerals, except construction materials.

Primary activities

  • Abrasives mining
  • Alabaster mining
  • Alum mining
  • Alunite mining
  • Barite mining
  • Chrysoprase mining
  • Diamond mining
  • Diatomite mining
  • Felspar quarrying
  • Flint quarrying
  • Fluorspar mining
  • Gemstone mining
  • Glauconite mining
  • Graphite mining
  • Green sand mining
  • Gypsum mining
  • Horticultural peat extraction
  • Jade mining
  • Kyanite mining
  • Lithium mineral mining
  • Magnesite mining
  • Mica mining
  • Mineral pigment mining n.e.c.
  • Opal mining
  • Phosphate rock mining
  • Quartz quarrying n.e.c.
  • Salt harvesting
  • Silica mining (for industrial purposes)
  • Talc quarrying
  • Vermiculite mining
  • Zeolite mining


Units mainly engaged in

  • cutting peat as a result of the removal of overburden from brown coal mines are included in Class 0600 Coal Mining;
  • refining salt are included in Class 1199 Other Food Product Manufacturing n.e.c.; and
  • gemstone cutting are included in Class 2591 Jewellery and Silverware Manufacturing.
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