Data are provided for more than 80 minerals and materials, along with a presentation of survey methods, summary statistics for domestic nonfuel minerals, and trends in mining and quarrying in the metals and industrial minerals industry in the United States.Virtually all metallic and industrial mineral commodities important to the U.S. economy are discussed. Background information enables analysis of the data, and covers production, consumption, prices, foreign trade, a world review, and an overall outlook.... to sapphire or silicon. BluGlass planned to use the plant to demonstrate large cost benefits in the manufacture of LED devices (LEDs Magazine, 2008a). In March, Cree announced that it had acquired LED Lighting Fixtures, Inc. (LLF) inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Minerals Yearbook, 2008, V. 1, Metals and Minerals|
|Author||:||Geological Survey (U S )|
|Publisher||:||Government Printing Office - 2011-02|