ISP2031-16 - United States produces about one third of the...

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Doubling time of earth 40 -50 years Minerals must be Naturally occurring, inorganic compounds, regular internal structure, definite composition, solid. Cleavage- breaking along planes Fracture- Breaking along non-planar surfaces Developed nations with 14% of population use 75% of resources
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Unformatted text preview: United States produces about one third of the minerals it uses. Major mineral producers are US, Russia, South Africa, Australia Major oil and natural gas producers are Middle East, Russia...
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