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Unformatted text preview: Minerals and Cellphones Mineral Function E a I; Arsenic Copper Gall tum Gold Indium Amplifienreceiver Electrical circuitry Amplifienrecelver Electrical circuitry Liquid Crystal Display 3 Mining and Minerals are important to our every day lives. The minerals we mine are integrated into virtually every aspect Magnesium Phone casing of our life. Palladium Electrical circuitry Platin um Electrical circuitry Silver Electrical circuitry Tin Liquid Crystal Display Tungsten Electrical circuitry Miter! input Percentage 2012 88 3813 up As shown by the graph: The United States relies heavily on the importation of key minerals in the manufacturing of cell phones. Witswatersand Basin Is the richest gold their! every discovered. 40% of all gold mined has come from this basin. Why should we recycle phones? Most cell phones contain precious metals and plastics that can be recycled to save energy and resources that would otherwise be required to mine or manufacture. When placed in a landfill, these materials can pollute the air and contaminate soil and drinking water. ...
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