THIS AGREEMENT (herein called "Agreement") made as of January 1, 2003, between Arcilla Mining & Land
Co., a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the state of Georgia and having an office at P.O. Box
1371, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061 ("Contractor"), and CARBO Ceramics Inc., a corporation organized and
existing under the laws of the state of Delaware and having an office at 6565 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 1050,
Irving, Texas 75039 ("Owner").
WHEREAS, Contractor and Owner desire to enter into this Agreement which will (i) supercede and replace the
Raw Materials Requirements Agreement entered into between Contractor and Owner dated November 18,
1997, and (ii) set out the terms pursuant to which Contractor shall mine (either from lands owned or leased by
Owner (the "Owner's Lands") or from lands owned or leased by Contractor as described on Exhibits B, C, D
and E hereto (the "Contractors' Lands") and deliver to Owner's Wilkinson County, Georgia manufacturing plant a
supply of kaolin, a naturally occurring mineral more particularly described (and meeting the specifications set
forth) in Exhibit A hereto (the "Product"), and,
WHEREAS, Contractor is able and desires to mine and deliver such Product to Owner;
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and promises contained herein, the parties agree
The term of this Agreement shall be 20 years commencing January 1, 2003, and ending December 31, 2022.
2. CONTRACTOR'S RESPONSIBILITIES
Contractor shall be specifically responsible for the following (herein called the "Work"):
A. Obtaining and maintaining a valid mining permit from the State of Georgia and any other governmental body
which requires Contractor to have a license or permit to mine and remove Product from the Subject Properties
pursuant to this Agreement.
* Confidential Information in this Exhibit 10.8 has been omitted and filed separately with the Securities and