Mineral resource of the month: phosphate rock




Phosphate rock minerals provide the only significant global resources of phosphorus, which is an essential element for plant and animal nutrition. Phosphate rock is used primarily as a principal component of nitrogen-phosphorus-potassium fertilizers, but also to produce elemental phosphorus and animal feed.
Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Mineral resource of the month: phosphate rock
Series title Geotimes
Volume 2007
Issue May
Year Published 2007
Language English
Publisher AGI
Contributing office(s) National Minerals Information Center
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