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Mineral resource of the month: silicon

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In the industrialized world, silicon is as ubiquitous in the objects people use every day as it is in nature. The second most abundant element in Earth’s crust and more than 25 percent of the crust by weight, silicon is one of the most useful elements to humans.

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Article
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Title:
Mineral resource of the month: silicon
Series title:
Geotimes
Volume
2003
Issue:
November
Year Published:
2003
Language:
English
Publisher:
American Geosciences Institute
Publisher location:
Alexandria, VA
Contributing office(s):
National Minerals Information Center
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