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Mineral resource of the month: bromine

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Abstract

The article offers information on bromine, a natural element considered as a dissolved species in seawater, saltwater lakes and underground brines linked with petroleum deposits. Bromine belongs to the halogen group of elements and is characterized with brownish-red color and beach-like odor. It is commonly used in flame retardants, agriculture and drilling.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Mineral resource of the month: bromine
Series title:
Earth
Volume
54
Issue:
4
Year Published:
2009
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