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Mineral Commodity Summaries 2014

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Mineral Commodity Summaries 2014
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Each chapter of the 2014 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 2013 mineral production data for the world. More than 90 individual minerals and materials are covered by two-page synopses.

Table of Contents

General

Introduction .................................................................... 3

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

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

2013 U.S. Net Import Reliance for Selected Nonfuel Mineral Materials ........................................................ 6

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

Appendix A—Abbreviations and Units of Measure .... 190

Appendix B—Definitions of Selected Terms Used in This Report.............................................................. 190

Appendix C—Reserves and Resources..................... 191

Appendix D—Country Specialists Directory...............195

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

Stone (Crushed) .........................................................150

Stone (Dimension)......................................................152

Strontium ....................................................................154

Sulfur ..........................................................................156

Talc and Pyrophyllite ..................................................158

Tantalum.....................................................................160

Tellurium.....................................................................162

Thallium ......................................................................164

Thorium ......................................................................166

Tin...............................................................................168

Titanium and Titanium Dioxide...................................170

Titanium Mineral Concentrates ..................................172

Tungsten.....................................................................174

Vanadium ................................................................... 176

Vermiculite..................................................................178

Wollastonite ................................................................180

Yttrium ........................................................................182

Zeolites (Natural)........................................................184

Zinc.............................................................................186

Zirconium and Hafnium ..............................................188

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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