Iron Ore Statistics and Information


Subject:
Geology , Minerals

Description:
Statistical publications on iron ore, "a mineral substance which, when heated in the presence of a reductant, will yield metallic iron (Fe). ... Iron ore is the source of primary iron for the world's iron and steel industries." Includes links to statistics about iron and steel scrap (recycled into new steel and cast-iron products) and slag (nonmetallic byproducts of iron and steel manufacturing). From the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Language:
English

Source:
http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/iron_ore/


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