This article summarizes the industrial minerals and rocks in New Mexico. Industrial minerals and rocks are any rock or mineral, or other naturally occurring substance of economic value, excluding most metals, fuels, and gemstones. Industrial minerals and rocks are used in the manufacture of many products, from ceramics to plastics and refractories to paper.
McLemore, V.T., 2017, Update of Industrial Minerals and Rocks of New Mexico: Mining Engineering, v. 69, no. 6, p. 49-56,