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Chemical elements and element groups
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Chemical element groups (6 items)
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PDF Characterizing contaminant concentrations with depth by using the USGS well profiler in Oklahoma, 2003-9 [More info]
Use of specialized sampling equipment to study public water supply wells, with examples showing Arsenic in two aquifers.
China's rare-earth industry [More info]
Reviews production, consumption, and reserves and important policies and regulations regarding production and trade of rare earths, including recently announced export quotas.
PDF Chloride control and monitoring program in the Wichita River Basin, Texas, 1996-2009 [More info]
Chloride concentrations in this river have historically been high due to natural saltwater springs and seeps from geologic formations. We monitor the water to help assess the progress of human efforts designed to mitigate this problematic salinity.
PDF Chromium makes stainless steel stainless [More info]
Explains how we use chromium, the types of mineral deposits in which we find it, and the economic factors affecting supply and demand of this commodity.
PDF Cobalt-For strength and color [More info]
Explains how we use cobalt, where it comes from, and whether we have enough available.
PDF Conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo--Gold supply chain [More info]
Describes the source and processing of this commodity, with special emphasis on countries where armed groups are involved in the supply chain.
PDF Conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo: global tantalum processing plants, a critical part of the tantalum supply chain [More info]
Describes how tantalum is produced for the global economic market, including a list of the processing plants generating industrial tantalum products.
PDF Conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo: global tungsten processing plants, a critical part of the tungsten supply chain [More info]
Information about tungsten processing plants to help identify risks associated with the supply of this strategic resource and support decision making related to mineral supply.
PDF Conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo: tin processing plants, a critical part of the tin supply chain [More info]
Describes the production and processing of tin with emphasis on the potential of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Includes a list of tin refineries and smelters worldwide.
PDF Copper - A Metal for the Ages [More info]
Sources, uses, and patterns of consumption of copper worldwide
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