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January 1, 2003

Mexico and Spain are the leading producers of celestite, the most common strontium ore. Those countries produced nearly 80 percent of the estimated 360 kt (397,000 st) of celestite produced worldwide during 2002. China and Turkey are other significant celestite producers.

Publication Year 2003
Title Strontium
Authors J.A. Ober
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Mining Engineering
Index ID 70044945
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center