D
Commodities Surveyed by the Minerals Information Team

Abrasives

Aggregates

Aluminum

Aluminum Oxide, Fused (See Abrasives)

Antimony

Arsenic

Asbestos

Asphalt, Natural (See Cement)

Barite

Bauxite and Alumina

Bentonite (See Clays)

Beryllium

Bismuth

Boron

Bromine

Calcareous Marl (See Dimension Stone)

Calcium Carbonate (See Crushed Stone)

Cadmium

Cement

Cesium

Chromium

Clays



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Future Challenges for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Mineral Resources Program D Commodities Surveyed by the Minerals Information Team Abrasives Aggregates Aluminum Aluminum Oxide, Fused (See Abrasives) Antimony Arsenic Asbestos Asphalt, Natural (See Cement) Barite Bauxite and Alumina Bentonite (See Clays) Beryllium Bismuth Boron Bromine Calcareous Marl (See Dimension Stone) Calcium Carbonate (See Crushed Stone) Cadmium Cement Cesium Chromium Clays

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Future Challenges for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Mineral Resources Program Coal Combustion Products Cobalt Columbium (See Niobium) Copper Corundum (See Abrasives) Diamond Diatomite Dolomite (See Dimension Stone) Explosives Feldspar Ferroalloys Fluorspar Fuller’s Earth (See Clays) Gallium Garnet Gemstones Germanium Gold Granite (See Crushed Stone and Dimension Stone) Graphite Gypsum Hafnium (See Zirconium) Helium Indium Iodine Iridium (See Platinum Group Metals) Iron and Steel Iron and Steel Scrap Iron and Steel Slag Iron Ore Iron Oxide Pigments Kaolin (See Clays)

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Future Challenges for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Mineral Resources Program Kyanite-Mullite Lead Lime Limestone (See Crushed Stone and Dimension Stone) Lithium Magnesium Magnesium Compounds (See Magnesium) Manganese Marble (See Crushed Stone and Dimension Stone) Mercury Mica Mining and Quarrying Trends Molybdenum Nepheline Syenite (See Feldspar) Nickel Niobium Nitrogen Osmium (See Platinum Group Metals) Palladium (See Platinum Group Metals) Peat Perlite Phosphate Rock Platinum Group Metals Potash Precious Metals (See Gold, Silver, and Platinum Group Metals) Pumice Quartz Crystal (See Silica) Quartzite (See Crushed Stone and Dimension Stone) Rare Earths Recycling Rhenium Rhodium (See Platinum Group Metals)

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Future Challenges for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Mineral Resources Program Rubidium (See Cesium) Ruthenium (See Platinum Group Metals) Salt Sand and Gravel, Construction Sand and Gravel, Industrial (See Silica) Sandstone (See Crushed Stone and Dimension Stone) Scandium Scoria (See Dimension Stone) Scrap (See Iron and Steel Scrap) Selenium Shell (See Dimension Stone) Silica Silicon Silicon Carbide (See Abrasives) Silver Slag (See Iron and Steel Slag) Slate (See Crushed Stone and Dimension Stone) Soda Ash Sodium Sulfate Statistical Summary Staurolite (See Abrasives) Steel (See Iron and Steel) Stone, Crushed Stone, Dimension Strontium Sulfur Survey Methods Talc and Pyrophyllite Tantalum (See Niobium) Tellurium (See Selenium) Thallium Thorium Tin Titanium Traprock (See Dimension Stone) Tripoli (See Silica) Tungsten

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Future Challenges for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Mineral Resources Program Uranium, statistics only (See Vanadium) Vanadium Vermiculite Volcanic Cinder (See Dimension Stone) Wollastonite Yttrium (See Rare Earths) Zeolites Zinc Zirconium