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Mineral resource of the month: graphite

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Abstract

The article presents facts about graphite ideal for industrial applications. Among the characteristics of graphite are its metallic luster, softness, perfect basal cleavage and electrical conductivity. Batteries, brake linings and powdered metals are some of the products that make use of graphite. It attributes the potential applications for graphite in high-technology fields to innovations in thermal technology and acid-leaching techniques.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Mineral resource of the month: graphite
Series title:
Earth
Volume
53
Issue:
10
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