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Mineral resource of the month: antimony

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Abstract

The article describes the characteristics and industrial uses of antimony. Antimony, which is produced as a byproduct of mining other metals such as gold, lead or silver, is used in everything from flame retardants, batteries, ceramics and glass. It is also used in glass for television picture tubes, computer monitors, pigments and catalysts.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Mineral resource of the month: antimony
Series title:
Earth
Volume
53
Issue:
9
Year Published:
2008
Language:
English
Publisher:
AGI
Contributing office(s):
National Minerals Information Center
Description:
1 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Earth
First page:
29
Last page:
29