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The U.S. ranks 8th in cadmium

18 April 2011 Leave a comment

According to the British Geological Survey, in 2007 the United States produced 700 tonnes of cadmium, which was enough to make the United States rank eighth in that category. China ranked first, producing 3800 tonnes.

The U.S. ranks 2nd in salt

17 February 2011 Leave a comment

According to the British Geological Survey, in 2007 the United States produced 41,860,000 tonnes of salt, or 16.9% of the world’s total salt production. That is enough for the United States to rank second in that category. China ranked first, producing 59,755,300 tonnes, or 24.1% of the world total.

The U.S. ranks 3rd in perlite

25 December 2010 Leave a comment

According to the British Geological Survey, in 2007 the United States produced 444,000 tonnes of perlite, which is enough to make the United States rank third in that category. China ranks first, producing 1,400,000 tonnes.

The U.S. ranks 5th in pig iron production

5 November 2010 Leave a comment

According to the British Geological Survey, in 2007 the United States produced 36,100,000 tonnes of pig iron, or 3.6% of the world total. That was enough to make the United States rank fifth in that category. China ranks first, producing 469,449,300 tonnes, or 46.7% of the world total.

The U.S. ranks 6th in feldspar production

15 August 2010 Leave a comment

According to the British Geological Survey, in 2008 the United States produced 600,000 tonnes of feldspar, or 2.6% of the world’s total feldspar production, which makes the United States rank sixth in that category. Turkey ranks first, producing 6,000,000 tonnes, or 26.3% of the world total.

The U.S. ranks 3rd in lead mining

28 May 2010 Leave a comment

According to the British Geological Survey, in 2008 the U.S. produced 423,000 tonnes of lead from lead mining, or 10.6% of the world’s total lead mine production, which makes the United States rank third in that category. China ranks first, with 1,546,000 tonnes, or 38.7% of the world total.

The U.S. ranks 10th in lithium production

26 May 2010 Leave a comment

According to the British Geological Survey, in 2008 the U.S. produced 1500 tonnes of lithium, which was enough to make the United States rank tenth in that category. Australia ranked first at 239,528 tonnes.