2020518&ensp·&enspIndustrial resources (minerals) are geological materials which are mined for their commercial value, which are not fuel (fuel minerals or mineral fuels) and are not sources of metals (metallic minerals) but are used in the industries based on their physical and/or chemical properties. They are used in their natural state or after beneficiation either as raw materials or as additives in a wide
2020516&ensp·&enspADVERTISEMENTS: Mineral Resources: Definition, Types, Use and Exploitation! Definition: Minerals provide the material used to make most of the things of industrial based society roads, cars, computers, fertilizers, etc. Demand for minerals is increasing world wide as the population increases and the consumption demands of individual people increase. The mining of earths natural resources
2020525&ensp·&enspGraphite: It is one of the widely available minerals containing the nonmetallic element carbon. Graphite is widely used in making pencils, electrodes, etc.. InCosmetics minerals like talc, bentonite, steatite are used in making cosmetics. They are used in talcum powders, lotions, creams, etc. This talc can adsorb bacteria and other proteins. Bentonite is good to adsorb other heavy metals.
2 &ensp·&enspMining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the Earth, usually from an ore body, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.These deposits form a mineralized package that is of economic interest to the miner. Ores recovered by mining include metals, coal, oil shale, gemstones, limestone, chalk, dimension stone, rock salt, potash, gravel, and clay.
industries. End uses were transportation, fabricated metal products, electrical equipment, petroleum and chemical industries, household appliances and industrial machinery. Major producers are the Philippines, Indonesia, Russia, Australia and Canada. The U.S. was 49 percent import reliant in 2012. Perlite Expanded perlite is used in building
2020522&ensp·&ensp5 Major mineralbased industries in India are: 1. Iron and Steel Industry 2. Copper Smelting Industry 3. Aluminium Industry 4. Lead arid Zinc Smelting Industry 5. These industries use minerals, both metallic and nonmetallic, as raw materials and are based on ferrous and nonferrous metallurgical processes. The major mineralbased industries
Minerals are used in almost all industries. Gold, silver, and platinum metal are used in the jewelry industry. Copper is used in the coin industry and for making pipes and wire. Silicon obtained from quartz is used in the computer industry. Conservation of Mineral Resources. The total volume of consumable mineral resources is just 1% of all the