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World Mineral Production 2008-2012 Centenary Edition

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Economic minerals – here you will find out what they are, where they come form and why they are important.

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World Mineral Production 2008-2012 Centenary Edition
With the publication of data for 2012, this series now has 100 years of data.

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World Mineral Production 2008-2012 Centenary Edition, BGS©NERC

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Opencast coal statistics 2013
Data are presented on saleable production, permitted reserves and details of sites granted and refused planning permission during 2013.

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Opencast coal mine, BGS©NERC