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Mineral Commodity Summaries 2012

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Mineral Commodity Summaries 2012
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Each chapter of the 2012 edition of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Commodity Summaries (MCS) includes information on events, trends, and issues for each mineral commodity as well as discussions and tabular presentations on domestic industry structure, Government programs, tariffs, 5-year salient statistics, and world production and resources. The MCS is the earliest comprehensive source of 2011 mineral production data for the world. More than 90 individual minerals and materials are covered by 2-page synopses.

Table of Contents

General

Page Introduction .................................................................... 3

Growth Rates of Leading and Coincident Indexes for Mineral Products......................................................... 4

The Role of Nonfuel Minerals in the U.S. Economy ...... 5

2011 U.S. Net Import Reliance for Selected Nonfuel Mineral Materials ........................................................ 6

Significant Events, Trends, and Issues .......................... 7

Appendix A—Abbreviations and Units of Measure .... 192

Appendix B—Definitions of Selected Terms Used in This Report.............................................................. 192

Appendix C—Reserves and Resources..................... 193

Appendix D—Country Specialists Directory...............197

Mineral Commodities

Abrasives (Manufactured)............................................ 14

Aluminum ..................................................................... 16

Antimony ...................................................................... 18

Arsenic ......................................................................... 20

Asbestos ...................................................................... 22

Barite............................................................................ 24

Bauxite and Alumina.................................................... 26

Beryllium ...................................................................... 28

Bismuth ........................................................................ 30

Boron............................................................................ 32

Bromine........................................................................ 34

Cadmium...................................................................... 36

Cement......................................................................... 38

Cesium......................................................................... 40

Chromium..................................................................... 42

Clays ............................................................................ 44

Cobalt........................................................................... 46

Copper ......................................................................... 48

Diamond (Industrial)..................................................... 50

Diatomite...................................................................... 52

Feldspar ....................................................................... 54

Fluorspar...................................................................... 56

Gallium......................................................................... 58

Garnet (Industrial)........................................................ 60

Gemstones................................................................... 62

Germanium .................................................................. 64

Gold.............................................................................. 66

Graphite (Natural) ........................................................ 68

Gypsum........................................................................ 70

Helium.......................................................................... 72

Indium .......................................................................... 74

Iodine ........................................................................... 76

Iron and Steel............................................................... 78

Iron and Steel Scrap .................................................... 80

Iron and Steel Slag ...................................................... 82

Iron Ore........................................................................ 84

Iron Oxide Pigments .................................................... 86

Kyanite and Related Materials..................................... 88

Lead ............................................................................. 90

Lime ............................................................................. 92

Lithium.......................................................................... 94

Magnesium Compounds .............................................. 96

Magnesium Metal......................................................... 98

Manganese ................................................................ 100

Mercury ...................................................................... 102

Mica (Natural).............................................................104

Molybdenum ...............................................................106

Nickel..........................................................................108

Niobium (Columbium).................................................110

Nitrogen (Fixed), Ammonia ........................................112

Peat ............................................................................114

Perlite .........................................................................116

Phosphate Rock .........................................................118

Platinum-Group Metals...............................................120

Potash ........................................................................122

Pumice and Pumicite..................................................124

Quartz Crystal (Industrial) ..........................................126

Rare Earths ................................................................128

Rhenium .....................................................................130

Rubidium ....................................................................132

Salt .............................................................................134

Sand and Gravel (Construction)................................. 136

Sand and Gravel (Industrial) ......................................138

Scandium....................................................................140

Selenium.....................................................................142

Silicon .........................................................................144

Silver...........................................................................146

Soda Ash ....................................................................148

Sodium Sulfate ...........................................................150

Stone (Crushed) .........................................................152

Stone (Dimension)......................................................154

Strontium ....................................................................156

Sulfur ..........................................................................158

Talc and Pyrophyllite ..................................................160

Tantalum.....................................................................162

Tellurium.....................................................................164

Thallium ......................................................................166

Thorium ......................................................................168

Tin...............................................................................170

Titanium and Titanium Dioxide...................................172

Titanium Mineral Concentrates ..................................174

Tungsten.....................................................................176

Vanadium ................................................................... 178

Vermiculite..................................................................180

Wollastonite ................................................................182

Yttrium ........................................................................184

Zeolites (Natural)........................................................186

Zinc.............................................................................188

Zirconium and Hafnium ..............................................190

Audience

Global commodity traders, economists, construction industry engineering executives, geologists, mining engineers, and statisticians may highly desire the information contained in this annual resource. It is highly recommended that academic libraries with geology and mining engineering programs, special libraries within these fields, and public libraries place an updated annual copy of this primary source work in their business/economic and reference collections.

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