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The U.S. ranks 4th in phosphate reserves

According to the U.S. Geological Survey’s 2009 Mineral Commodity Summary, the United States has 8% of the world’s phosphate reserves, enough to make the United States rank fourth in the world. Morocco and the Western Sahara ranks first, with 38% of the world’s phosphate reserves.

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