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November 7, 2015

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) provides information on the current use and flow of minerals and mineral-based materials in the U.S. and world economies. This Data Series report on “Historical Global Statistics for Mineral and Material Commodities” contains information on the production of selected commodities from 1990 to the most current year. The data may be used in the analysis of socioeconomic developments and trends and in the study of environmental issues associated with the extraction and processing of the selected commodities.

This report on global statistics includes U.S. data and is a companion to Data Series 140 on “Historical Statistics for Mineral and Material Commodities in the United States.”

Publication Year 2015
Title Introductory text
DOI 10.3133/ds896
Authors Grecia R. Matos, Lisa D. Miller, James J. Barry
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Data Series
Series Number 896
Index ID ds896
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center