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January 1, 2011

The article discusses the latest developments in the borates industry, particularly in the U.S., as of June 2011. It claims that the biggest economically feasible deposits of borates are seen in the U.S.' Mojave Desert, the Alpide belt in southern Asia and the Andean belt of South America. Turkish state-owned mining firm Eti Maden AS reported that borates were mainly used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, fertilizer and detergent in 2009.

Publication Year 2011
Title Borates
Authors M.A. Angulo
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Mining Engineering
Index ID 70044883
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center