Mining Engineering


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The article discusses the latest developments in the borates industry, particularly in the U.S., as of June 2011. It claims that the biggest economically feasible deposits of borates are seen in the U.S.' Mojave Desert, the Alpide belt in southern Asia and the Andean belt of South America. Turkish state-owned mining firm Eti Maden AS reported that borates were mainly used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, fertilizer and detergent in 2009.
Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Borates
Series title Mining Engineering
Volume 63
Issue 6
Year Published 2011
Language English
Publisher SME
Publisher location Englewood, CO
Contributing office(s) National Minerals Information Center
Description 3 p.
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Mining Engineering
First page 47
Last page 49
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