Welcome to Searles Valley Minerals

With over 100 years of mining experience, we have helped manufacturers worldwide create products to make consumer lives easier.


Searles Valley Minerals processes brine solutions from Searles Lake to produce boric acid, sodium carbonate, sodium sulfate, sodium bicarbonate, several specialty forms of borax, sulfate of potash and salt. 

Unlike other mining techniques such as open pit mining, our three facilities in Searles Valley use a unique, ecologically friendly process that starts with solution mining.

Bulk products from Searles Valley Minerals help manufacturers create products that make your life better. Our customers are industrial and agricultural, yet our consumers are you. Your automobile contains many products made with soda ash and borates such as window glass and windshields. Industrial water softening system use our salt. Dye and detergent makers use our sodium sulfate in their products.

Borates from Searles Valley brighten our future. High technology companies use our borates to make flat screen monitors, electronic parts and special coatings. Speciality borates end up in everything from fire retardants to fiberglass insulation and even wood treatments.

About us

Our mission is to meet the needs of our customers around the world with leadership in services and quality.

Our products

It’s a great feeling to know that the products we produce make a difference in the world.


This is an interesting place to work because there is always something new to learn.