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Accession Number PB2013-108357
Title From Projectile Points to Microprocessors-The Influence of Some Industrial Minerals.
Publication Date 2007
Media Count 31p
Personal Author R. Driscoll
Abstract In the language of economic geology, Earth materials are classified as metallic ores, fuel minerals, gemstones, and industrial minerals. Most people know that metallic ores yield shiny, conductive, ductile elements such as copper, iron, or gold. And nearl ...
Keywords Coal
Copper
Earth materials
Economics
Geology
Gold
Industrial processes
Iron
Metals
Minerals
Ores
Sapphires


 
Source Agency US Geological Survey
NTIS Subject Category 48F - Geology & Geophysics
48A - Mineral Industries
Corporate Author Geological Survey, Reston, VA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1318
Contract Number N/A

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