The relationship of raw and processed mineral materials to the economy, and the role of exports, imports, and recycling are quantified. Import status for 36 major mineral imports is detailed. World steel production by major area for the past 25 years is graphed. Graphs of the mineral transportation relationship, plastics supply and demand and the synergistic effects of trace elements are included.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the National Symposium on Ceramics in the Service of Man, Carnegie Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Bureau of Mines

    C Street Between 18th and 19th Streets, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20241
  • Authors:
    • Morgan Jr, J D
  • Publication Date: 1976-6-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 20 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00143657
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: BuMines-PR-5-76
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 17 1977 12:00AM