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GEOGRAPHY 216 Lecture 12 – The nature of resources: renewable and nonrenewable (Reading 9) Outline Major producers of strategic minerals Figure 4.9, p. 110 course pack Production and consumption of minerals, e.g., iron ore, copper, bauxite General trends in consumption Definitions: proven/known reserve, conditional reserve,
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Unformatted text preview: speculative/hypothetical reserve How mineral supply can be expanded What influences mineral prices Strong mineral sectors in Lesser Developed Countries (LICs): social/equity issues Environmental impacts from mineral production and distribution Discussion...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course GEOG 208 taught by Professor Akin during the Spring '10 term at McGill.

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