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Starke, Florida, USA

Since 1949, DuPont has extracted heavy minerals from its only domestic U.S. mining operation-the Florida Plant located along the Trail Ridge sands east of Starke, Florida. These facilities provide important mineral products that improve our quality of life and include the following products:

  • Ilmenite
  • Staurolite
  • Zircon
  • Zircore
Employees at the Florida Plant recognize that our success is critically linked to the stewardship of the land, the environment, and the communities we live and work in. This commitment is an essential part in every step of the following operations:

  • Clearing
  • Dredging
  • Wet mill
  • Dry mill
  • Land Reclamation
  • Water treatment