Data are provided for more than 80 minerals and materials, along with a presentation of survey methods, summary statistics for domestic nonfuel minerals, and trends in mining and quarrying in the metals and industrial minerals industry in the United States.Virtually all metallic and industrial mineral commodities important to the U.S. economy are discussed. Background information enables analysis of the data, and covers production, consumption, prices, foreign trade, a world review, and an overall outlook.References Cited American Borate Company, 2005, [untitled]: Virginia Beach, VA , American Borate Company. (Accessed July 20, 2009, ... Ford Motor Co., 2008, Ford Flex hits safety pinnacle with 5-star ratings: Dearborn, MI, Ford Motor Co. press release, August 5. (Accessed ... Garrett, D. E. 1998, Preface, in Boratesa Handbook of deposits, processing, properties, and ... (Accessed July 28, 2009, at www.resqmed.com/BoronSteel1.pdf) GENERAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION U.S.anbsp;...
|Title||:||Minerals Yearbook, 2008, V. 1, Metals and Minerals|
|Author||:||Geological Survey (U S )|
|Publisher||:||Government Printing Office - 2010|