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2012 Minerals Commodity Summaries

2012 Minerals Commodity Summaries

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U.S. Department of the InteriorU.S. Geological Survey
Abrasives Fluorspar MercurySilverAluminum Gallium MicaSoda AshAntimony Garnet MolybdenumSodium SulfateArsenic Gemstones NickelStoneAsbestos Germanium NiobiumStrontiumBarite Gold NitrogenSulfurBauxite Graphite PeatTalcBeryllium Gypsum PerliteTantalumBismuth Hafnium Phosphate RockTelluriumBoron Helium PlatinumThalliumBromine Indium PotashThoriumCadmium Iodine PumiceTinCement Iron and Steel Quartz CrystalTitaniumCesium Iron Ore Rare EarthsTungstenChromium Iron Oxide PigmentsRheniumVanadiumClays Kyanite RubidiumVermiculiteCobalt Lead SaltWollastoniteCopper Lime Sand and GravelYttriumDiamond Lithium ScandiumZeolitesDiatomite Magnesium SeleniumZincFeldspar Manganese SiliconZirconium
U.S. Department of the Interior
KEN SALAZAR, Secretary
U.S. Geological Survey
Marcia K. McNutt, DirectorU.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia: 2012
Manuscript approved for publication January 2
, 2012.
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U.S. Geological Survey, 2012, Mineral commodity summaries 2012: U.S. Geological Survey, 198 p.
ISBN 978–1–4113–3349–9

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