Mineral resource of the month: tellurium




Global demand for tellurium has grown significantly in recent years owing to increased use in solar cells in the United States and Europe, thermoelectronics (especially in China) and steelmaking worldwide. Estimated global production, however, has remained relatively unchanged over the same period, while accumulated inventories have been exhausted, leading to a supply shortfall.
Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Mineral resource of the month: tellurium
Series title Geotimes
Volume 2006
Issue August
Year Published 2006
Language English
Publisher AGI
Contributing office(s) National Minerals Information Center
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