W.L. Pohl:
Economic Geology, Principles and Practice: Metals, Minerals, Coal und Hydrocarbons — an Introduction to Formation and Sustainable Exploitation of Mineral Deposits

(published April 2011)

Chapter 2: The Economic Geology of Metals

Synopsis

2.1 The Iron and Steel Metals

Iron

Manganese

Chromium

Nickel

Cobalt

Molybdenum

Tungsten (Wolfram)

Vanadium

2.2 Base Metals

Copper

Lead and Zinc

Tin

2.3 Precious Metals

Gold

Silver

Platinum Group Metals

2.4 Light Metals

Aluminium

Magnesium

2.5 Minor and Speciality Metals

Mercury

Antimony

Arsenic

By-Product Electronic Metals (Selenium, Tellurium, Gallium, Germanium, Indium, Cadmium) and Silicon

Bismuth

Zirconium and Hafnium

Titanium

Rare Earth Elements (Lanthanides)

Niobium and Tantalum

Lithium

Beryllium

Uranium (and Thorium)


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