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Mineral resource of the month: cesium

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Abstract

The article offers information on cesium, a golden alkali metal derived from the Latin word caesium which means bluish gray. It mentions that cesium is the first element discovered with the use of spectroscopy. It adds that the leading producer and supplier of cesium is Canada and there are 50,000 kilograms of cesium consumed of the world in a year. Moreover, it states that only 85% of the cesium formate can be retrieved and recycled.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Mineral resource of the month: cesium
Series title:
Earth
Volume
55
Issue:
3
Year Published:
2010
Language:
English
Publisher:
AGI
Contributing office(s):
National Minerals Information Center
Description:
1 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
29
Last page:
29