In 2012, U.S. apparent consumption of strontium (contained in celestite and manufactured strontium compounds) decreased to 16.7 kt (18,400 st) from 17.3 kt (19,100 st) in 2011. Gross weight of imports was 34.3 kt (37,800 st), 86 percent of which originated in Mexico.
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||Mining Engineering|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||National Minerals Information Center|