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Mineral resource of the month: zirconium and hafnium

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Zirconium and hafnium are corrosion-resistant metals that are grouped in the same family as titanium on the periodic table. The two elements commonly occur in oxide and silicate minerals and have significant economic importance in everything from ink, ceramics and golf shoes to nuclear fuel rods.

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Title:
Mineral resource of the month: zirconium and hafnium
Series title:
Geotimes
Volume
2007
Issue:
March
Year Published:
2007
Language:
English
Publisher:
AGI
Contributing office(s):
National Minerals Information Center
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