nonfuelmin - Nonfuel Minerals Lecture14 NonfuelMinerals

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Nonfuel Minerals Lecture 14
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Nonfuel Minerals Anything we take out of the ground that isn’t used as fuel Vital to industry, electronics, construction and building Metal ores – iron, copper, aluminum, chromium and many others Phosphate – fertilizer Asbestos – fire retardant Salt Clay Gravel and building stone Precious stones Sand and Gravel Pit Commercial Township Southern NJ
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General Classification of Mineral Resources
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Classification of Mineral Resources Total resources – all potentially minable, discovered and  undiscovered deposits Reserves – supply of a mineral available for use at present Resources – potential supplies Identified – known deposits Identified reserves – economically viable Identified resources – not economically viable Undiscovered  - those deposits that have yet to be discovered
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