In 2011, U.S. apparent consumption of strontium (contained in celestite and manufactured strontium compounds) increased markedly to 18.4 kt (20,300 st) from 10.4 kt (11,500 st) in 2010. Gross weight of imports was 34.4 kt (38,000 st), of which 76 percent originated from Mexico.
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||Mining Engineering|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||National Minerals Information Center|