Natural occurrences of useful inorganic elements or compounds.
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.
Cobalt-For strength and color [ More info] Explains how we use cobalt, where it comes from, and whether we have enough available.
Copper - A Metal for the Ages [ More info] Sources, uses, and patterns of consumption of copper worldwide
Crustal Imaging and Characterization Team [ More info] Crustal imaging and characterization home with links to projects on earth science technologies including geophysical, geochemical, and isotope studies, online publications and data, and newsletter Minerals News.
Famous building stones of our Nation's capital [ More info] Describes the types and sources of materials used to build some of the most famous landmarks in Washington D.C.
Flow studies for recycling metal commodities in the United States [ More info] What happens to all the scrap metal? How well does recycling work? This guide explains what we know about the overall processes of recycling various metals.
Gallium--A smart metal [ More info] Usefulness and characteristics of this mineral commodity.
Geologic studies of mercury [ More info] Collection of six short papers related to the mercury geochemical society, the study of mercury in coal, concentrations in sediment, soil, water, and fish collected near mercury and gold mines, and volanic emissions of mercury.
Geology research and information [ More info] Alternative web access to geological, geochemical, and geophysical research programs that are divided among the new USGS mission areas.
Geology, geochemistry and geophysics of sedimentary rock-hosted gold deposits in China [ More info] Second report of a joint project with the Tianjin Geological Academy to study sedimentary rock-hosted Au deposits in China.
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