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Exploration

UK Exploration Guide (4.68 Mb)

This guide provides a wide range of information to assist all those interested in exploring for, and developing, metalliferous and related minerals in Britain.


Mineral exploration methods in Britain: Panned–concentrate drainage sampling (642 kb)

Detailed guidance on recommended procedures for the collection of stream–sediment and panned–concentrate samples in the UK is available.


Mineral exploration methods in Britain: Steam sediment sampling (693 kb)

Detailed guidance on recommended procedures for the collection of stream–sediment and panned–concentrate samples in the UK is available.


Minerals in Britain – Past Production, Future Potential

These free publications complement the UK Exploration Guide by providing commodity–based information on mineral prospects and past production in Britain. Brochures are available for the following commodities:

Baryte (410 kb)
Copper (511 kb)
Gemstones (520 kb)
Gold (1 Mb)
Lead & Zinc (503 kb)


Industrial Mineral Assessment Unit (IMAU) reports and maps

Low–cost lime for small–scale farming

Low–cost lime for small–scale farming: FarmLime summary report (858 kb)


Low–cost lime for small–scale farming: FarmLime manual (1.7 Mb)

This manual is a concise guide to the small–scale production of agricultural lime.


Low–cost lime for small–scale farming: FarmLime technical report (1.4 Mb)

The report contains the detailed research carried out in Zambia, it includes a socio–economic survey, carbonate resource assessment, small–scale production trials, crop trials and a cost–benefit analysis.


Mine & quarry

Directory of Mines and Quarries 2010 [8.59 Mb]


Directory of Mines and Quarries 2010 order form (82 kb)


Opencast coal statistics

2012–2013 (176 kb)
2011–2012 (136 kb)
2009–2010 (79 kb)
2008–2009 (60 kb)
2007–2008 (82.4 kb)
2006–2007 (290 kb)
2005–2006 (220 kb)
2004–2005 (233 kb)
2003–2004 (253 kb)


Investigating the influence of settlement pattern and morphology on the sterilisation of shallow coal resources

Undertaken on behalf of the Department for Communities and Local Government, this study assessed the impact on shallow coal resources of using separation zones around urban areas.

Main Report: http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/2218999.pdf

Appendices 1-3: http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/2219824.pdf

Appendices 4-6: http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/2219827.pdf



goodquarry.com information leaflets

goodquarry.com – Production & Process Technology information leaflet (130 Mb)

goodquarry.com – Quarry Fines and Waste information leaflet (1 Mb)


Summary of information on coal for land–use planning purposes (3.5 Mb)

This report brings together data on coal production, trade, consumption and uses, and provides information on licensing and reserves. It also summarises information on opencast coal sites granted and refused planning permissions and coal exploitation by methods other than conventional deep and shallow mining.


Mineral Planning Factsheets
Alternative fossil fuels
Industrial dolomite
Ball clay
Industrial limestone
Barytes
Kaolin
Brick clay
Metals
Building and roofing stone
Miscellaneous
Calcite
Natural hydraulic limes
Cement raw materials
Onshore oil and gas
Coal
Potash
Construction aggregates
Salt
Fireclay
Silica sand
Fluorspar
Underground storage
Fuller's earth
 
Gypsum
Mineral Profiles
Barytes (1.2 Mb) (Sep 2005)
Niobium-Tantalum (1.16 Mb) (Apr 2011)
Building and Roofing Stone (664 kb) (Nov 2005)
Nickel (2.84 Mb) (Sep 2008)
Cement Raw Materials (292 kb) (Nov 2005)
Platinum Group Elements (2.67 Mb)(Sep 2009)
Coal (2.88 Mb) (Mar 2010) 
Rare Earth Elements (3.03 Mb)(November 2011) 
Cobalt (182 kb) (Aug 2009)
Tungsten (1.44 Mb) (January 2011)
Copper (4.60 Mb) (Jun 2007)
Uranium (2.13 Mb)(Mar 2010) 
Fluorspar (1.34 Mb) (February 2011)
Zinc (190 kb) (Mar 2004)
Magnesium (119 kb)(Updated Mar 2004)
Mineral Reconnaissance Programme (MRP) reports
Cornwall
MRP 1 The concealed granite roof in south–west Cornwall (53.4 Mb)
MRP 2 Geochemical and geophysical investigations around Garras Mine near Truro, Cornwall (1.55 Mb)
MRP 11 A study of the space form of the Cornubian granite batholith and its application to detailed gravity surveys in Cornwall (2.31 Mb)
MRP 25 Mineral investigations near Bodmin, Cornwall. Part 1—Airborne and ground geophysical surveys (21.5 Mb)
MRP 32 Investigations at Polyphant, near Launceston, Cornwall (1.96 Mb)
MRP 45 Mineral investigations near Bodmin, Cornwall. Part 2—New uranium, tin and copper occurrences in the Tremayne area of St Columb Major (3.77 Mb)
MRP 48 Mineral investigations near Bodmin, Cornwall. Part 3—The Mulberry and Wheal Prosper area (4.17 Mb)
MRP 49 Seismic and gravity surveys over the concealed granite ridge at Bosworgy, Cornwall (2.35 Mb)
MRP 81 Investigations for tin around Wheal Reeth, Godolphin, Cornwall (3.47 Mb)
MRP 82 Mineral investigations near Bodmin, Cornwall. Part 4—Drilling at Royalton Farm (1.32 Mb)
MRP 83 Mineral investigations near Bodmin, Cornwall. Part 5—The Castle–an–Dinas Wolfram Lode (3.81 Mb)
MRP 95 Mineral reconnaissance at Menear, St Austell, Cornwall (2.61 Mb)
MRP 103 Exploration for volcanogenic mineralisation in Devonian rocks north of Wadebridge, Cornwall (2.85 Mb)
MRP 105 Investigations at Lambriggan Mine, near St Agnes, Cornwall (2.08 Mb)
MRP 110 Mineral investigations near Bodmin, Cornwall. Part 7—New uranium occurrences at Quoit and Higher Trenoweth (1.88 Mb)
MRP 113 Mineral investigations at Tredaule, near Launceston, Cornwall (2.34 Mb)
MRP 117 Exploration for vanadiferous magnetite and ilmenite in the Lizard complex, Cornwall (4.30 Mb)
Devon & Somerset
MRP 12 Mineral investigations in the Teign Valley, Devon. Part 1—Barytes (1.68 Mb)
MRP 34 Results of a gravity survey of the south-west margin of Dartmoor, Devon (1.53 Mb)
MRP 41 Metalliferous mineralisation near Lutton, Ivybridge, Devon (3.72 Mb)
MRP 44 Reconnaissance geochemical maps of parts of south Devon and Cornwall (883 Kb)
MRP 79 Volcanogenic and exhalative mineralisation within Devonian rocks of the South Hams district of Devon (7.95 Mb)
MRP 89 Geochemical and geophysical investigations of the Permian (Littleham Mudstone) sediments of part of Devon (1.53 Mb)
MRP 90 Geochemical and geophysical investigations in Exmoor and the Brendon Hills (1.20 Mb)
MRP 98 Exploration for gold between the lower valleys of the Erme and Avon in the South Hams district of Devon (3.33 Mb)
MRP 101 Skarn-type copper mineralisation in the vicinity of Belstone Consols Mine, Okehampton, Devon (2.08 Mb)
MRP 107 Mineral investigations near Bodmin, Cornwall. Part 6—The Belowda area (2.19 Mb)
MRP 108 Geochemical investigations around Trewalder, near Camelford, Cornwall (2.95 Mb)
MRP 111 Gold and platinum group elements in drainage between the River Erme and Plymouth Sound, South Devon (8.77 Mb)
MRP 121 Exploration for gold in the South Hams district of Devon (7.85 Mb)
MRP 123 Mineral investigations in the Teign Valley, Devon. Part 2: base metals (6.19 Mb)
MRP 129 Mineralisation in the Middle Devonian volcanic belt and associated rocks of South Devon (4.66 Mb)
MRP 133 Exploration for gold in the Crediton Trough, Devon. Part 1 — regional surveys (6.52 Mb)
MRP 134 Exploration for gold in the Crediton Trough, Devon. Part 2 - detailed surveys (3.86 Mb)
MRP Data Release 15 An appraisal of the gold potential of mine dumps in the North Molton area, North Devon (586 Kb)
MRP Data Release 16 Exploration for stratabound mineralisation around Chillaton, Devon (1.52 Mb)
Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
MRP 10 Geophysical surveys around Talnotry mine, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland (428 Kb)
MRP 17 Lead, zinc and copper mineralisation in basal Carboniferous rocks at Westwater, south Scotland (11.4 Mb)
MRP 18 A mineral reconnaissance survey of the Doon–Glenkens area, south–west Scotland (10 Mb)
MRP 19 A reconnaissance geochemical drainage survey of the Criffel–Dalbeattie granodiorite complex and its environs (9.65 Mb)
MRP 21 A geochemical drainage survey of the Fleet granitic complex and its environs (8.38 Mb)
MRP 28 A mineral reconnaissance survey of the Abington–Biggar–Moffat area, south–central Scotland (5.87 Mb)
MRP 30 Porphyry style copper mineralisation at Black Stockarton Moor, south-west Scotland (10.4 Mb)
MRP 37 Compilation of stratabound mineralisation in the Scottish Caledonides (1.02 Mb)
MRP 38 Geophysical evidence for a concealed eastern extension of the Tanygrisiau microgranite and its possible relationship to mineralisation (2.15 Mb)
MRP 39 Copper-bearing intrusive rocks at Cairngarroch Bay, south-west Scotland (2.75 Mb)
MRP 42 Mineral exploration in the area around Culvennan Fell, Kirkcowan, south-western Scotland (3.45 Mb)
MRP 46 Gold mineralisation at the southern margin of the Loch Doon granitoid complex, south-west Scotland (4.20 Mb)
MRP 58 Investigations of small intrusions in southern Scotland (4.20 Mb)
MRP 59 Stratabound arsenic and vein antimony mineralisation in Silurian greywackes at Glendinning, south Scotland (7.59 Mb)
MRP 69 Base metal mineralisation associated with Ordovician shales in south-west Scotland (5.94 Mb)
MRP 138 Gold exploration in the Duns area, Southern Uplands, Scotland (7.03 Mb)
MRP 141 Assessment of the potential for gold mineralisation in the Southern Uplands of Scotland using multiple geological, geophysical and geochemical datasets (13.6 Mb)
MRP Data Release 19 Exploration for gold in the Thornhill Basin, southern Scotland (8.04 Mb)
MRP Data Release 21 Mineral investigations in the Northumberland Trough: Part 3, Ecclefechan-Waterbeck area (1.59 Mb)
Highland, Scotland
MRP 3 Molybdenite mineralisation in Precambrian rocks, near Lairg, Scotland (7.23 Mb)
MRP 43 Disseminated copper-molybdenum mineralisation near Ballachulish, Highland Region (4.91 Mb)
MRP 61 Mineral reconnaissance at the Highland Boundary with special reference to the Loch Lomond and Aberfoyle areas (3.29 Mb)
MRP 76 Disseminated molybdenum mineralisation in the Etive plutonic complex in the western Highlands of Scotland (11.4 Mb)
MRP 80 Mineral investigations in the Ben Nevis and Ballachulish areas of the Scottish Highlands (1.24 Mb)
MRP 85 Geophysical surveys near Strontian, Highland Region (2.71 Mb)
MRP 94 Geochemistry of some heavy mineral concentrates from the island of Arran (4.32 Mb)
MRP 106 Marine deposits of chromite and olivine, Inner Hebrides of Scotland (2.23 Mb)
MRP 131 Platinum–group element mineralisation in the Loch Ailsh alkaline igneous complex, north–west Scotland (9.55 Mb)
MRP 140 Mineral exploration for gold and base metals in the Lewisian and associated rocks of the Glenelg area, north–west Scotland (7.16 Mb)
MRP 142 Industrial mineral potential of andalusite and garnet in the Scottish Highlands (4.9 Mb)
MRP 143 Gold mineralisation in the Dalradian rocks of Knapdale–Kintyre, south–west Highlands, Scotland (6.57 Mb)
MRP 146 Mineral exploration in Lewisian supracrustal and basic rocks of the Scottish Highlands and Islands (10.4 Mb)
MRP Data Release 8 Data arising from drilling investigations in the Loch Borralan intrusion, Sutherland Vol 2 (2.14 Mb)
MRP Data Release 10 Data arising from investigations into the distribution of platinum group elements, South Harris, Isle of Lewis, Scotland (1.29 Mb)
MRP Data Release 11 Rare–earth elements in alkaline intrusions, north–west Scotland (1.18 Mb)
MRP Data Release 12 Mineral investigations in the Scardroy area, Highland Region, Scotland (1.01 Mb)
North West England
MRP 7 Investigation of tungsten and other mineralisation associated with the Skiddaw Granite near Carrock mine, Cumbria (4.14 Mb)
MRP 14 Mineral investigations at Woodhall and Longlands in north Cumbria (5.05 Mb)
MRP 24 Geophysical investigations along parts of the Dent and Augill Faults (2.73 Mb)
MRP 33 Mineral investigations at Carrock Fell, Cumbria. Part 1—Geophysical survey (2.12 Mb)
MRP 52 Miscellaneous investigations on mineralisation in sedimentary rocks: Geochemical reconnaissance in the Cheshire (pages 1-13), Titanium dioxide in the Ayrshire Bauxitic (pages 14-18), The Marl Slate (Kupferschiefer) in the Southern (pages 19-26) (2.66 Mb)
MRP 57 Mineral exploration in the Ravenstonedale area, Cumbria (2.40 Mb)
MRP 60 Mineral investigations at Carrock Fell, Cumbria. Part 2—Geochemical investigations (4.28 Mb)
MRP 66 Mineral reconnaissance surveys in the Craven Basin (6.44 Mb)
MRP 71 A regional geochemical soil investigation of the Carboniferous Limestone areas south of Kendal (south Cumbria and north Lancashire) (5.48 Mb)
MRP 109 Copper and molybdenum distribution at Shap, Cumbria (3.52 Mb)
MRP 118 Mineral exploration in the Cockermouth area, Cumbria. Part 1: Regional surveys (10.2 Mb)
MRP 122 Mineral exploration in the Cockermouth area, Cumbria (9.03 Mb)
MRP 128 Mineral exploration in the Lower Palaeozoic rocks of south-west Cumbria. Part 1: regional surveys (10.2 Mb)
MRP Data Release 17 Regional appraisal of potential for stratabound base metal mineralisation in the Solway Basin (7.99 Mb)
MRP Data Release 22 Mineral investigations in the Northumberland Trough: Part 4, the Bewcastle area (5.75 Mb)
MRP Data Release 23 Mineral investigations in the Northumberland Trough: Part 5, the Kirkbean area south-west Scotland (1.93 Mb)
Wales
MRP 5 Preliminary mineral reconnaissance of Central Wales (55.9 Mb)
MRP 22 Geochemical and geophysical investigations north–west of Llanrwst, North Wales (3.88 Mb)
MRP 29 Mineral exploration in the Harlech Dome, North Wales (23.8 Mb)
MRP 63 Exploration for volcanogenic sulphide mineralisation at Benglog, North Wales (4.45 Mb)
MRP 70 Regional geochemical and geophysical surveys in the Berwyn Dome and adjacent areas, North Wales (12.9 Mb)
MRP 72 A geochemical drainage survey of the Preseli Hills, south-west Dyfed, Wales (4.72 Mb)
MRP 74 A reconnaissance geochemical drainage survey of the Harlech Dome, North Wales (10.6 Mb)
MRP 75 Geophysical surveys in part of the Halkyn–Minera mining district, north-east Wales (2.58 Mb)
MRP 78 Exploration for porphyry-style copper mineralisation near Llandeloy, southwest Dyfed (9.71 Mb)
MRP 84 An airborne geophysical survey of part of west Dyfed, South Wales, and some related ground surveys (5.40 Mb)
MRP 86 Volcanogenic mineralisation in the Treffgarne area, south–west Dyfed, Wales (2.86 Mb)
MRP 92 A mineral reconnaissance survey of the Llandrindod Wells/Builth Wells Ordovician inlier, Powys (6.85 Mb)
MRP 102 Geophysical and geochemical investigations of the manganese deposits of Rhiw, western Llyn, North Wales (4.97 Mb)
MRP 130 The occurrence and economic potential of nodular monazite in south–central Wales (7.44 Mb)
MRP 132 Reconnaissance drainage survey for base metal mineralisation in the Lleyn Peninsula, North Wales (2.76 Mb)
MRP 137 Exploration for volcanogenic mineralisation in south–west Wales (15.9 Mb)
MRP Data Release 13 Exploration for gold in Central Wales (2.75 Mb)
MRP Data Release 14 Geochemical surveys for gold in the Berwyn Hills (487 Kb)

Mineral resource maps, England
Aggregate Mineral Resources Maps, England
East Midlands (2.91 Mb)
North West (3.56 Mb)
West Midlands (2.74 Mb)
East England (3.98 Mb)
North East (1.71 Mb)
South West (5.07 Mb)
Mineral Resource maps, East Midlands
Derbyshire Map (6.15 Mb) Report (695 kb)
Leicestershire, City of Leicester and Rutland Map (9.33 Mb) Report (240 kb)
Lincolnshire Two maps
North & South
(14.8 Mb)
Report (1.24 Mb)
Northamptonshire Map (5.20 Mb) Report (556 kb)
Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Map (8.8 Mb) Report (637 kb)
Peak District National Park Map (4.93 Mb) Report (629 kb)
Mineral Resource maps, East of England
Bedfordshire Map (4.31 Mb) Report (862 kb)
Cambridgeshire
(comprising Cambridgeshire and the City of Peterborough)
Map (13.7 Mb) Report (375 kb)
Essex
(comprising Essex, Southend–on–Sea, Thurrock, London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest)
Map (9.04 Mb) Report (765 kb)
Hertfordshire and Northwest London Boroughs Map (9.16 Mb) Report (513 kb)
Norfolk Map (17.8 Mb) Report (3.01 Mb)
Suffolk Map (13.7 Mb) Report (1.11 Mb)
Mineral Resource maps, London
London Boroughs
Map (8.55 Mb)
Map only
Mineral Resource maps, North East
Durham and the Tees Valley Map (11.7 Mb) Report (434 kb)
Northumberland and Tyne & Wear 2 maps:
North and south (18.2 Mb)
Report (672 kb)
Mineral Resource maps, North West
Cheshire
(comprising Cheshire, Boroughs of Halton and Warrington)
Map (9.46 Mb) Report (405 kb)
Cumbria and Lake District 3 maps:
Sand and gravel, North and south, Other resources
(41.1 Mb)
Report (855 kb)
Greater Manchester
(comprising Cities of Manchester and Salford and Metropolitan Boroughs of Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan)
Map (7.11 Mb) Report (659 kb)
Lancashire
(comprising Lancashire and Boroughs of Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen)
Map (10.9 Mb) Report (999 kb)
Merseyside
(comprising City of Liverpool and Boroughs of Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral)
Map (2.93 Mb) Report (903 kb)
Mineral Resource maps, South East
Berkshire
(comprising West Berkshire, Reading, Wokingham, Windsor and Maidenhead, Bracknell Forest and Slough)
Map (5.98 Mb) Report (321 kb)
Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Map (7.51 Mb) Report (652 kb)
East Sussex
(comprising Brighton & Hove and East Sussex)
Map (7.19 Mb) Report (332 kb)
Hampshire
(comprising Hampshire, City of Portsmouth and City of Southampton)
Map (7.19 Mb) Report (332 kb)
Isle of Wight Map (2.02 Mb) Report (252 kb)
Kent
(comprising Kent, Medway and London Boroughs of Bexley and Bromley)
Map (17.6 Mb) Report (401 kb)
Oxfordshire Map (8.65 Mb) Report (544 kb)
Surrey
(comprising Surrey and the London Boroughs of Croydon, Hounslow, Kingston upon Thames, Richmond upon Thames and Sutton)
Map (8.97 Mb) Report (315 kb)
West Sussex Map (5.15 Mb) Report (1.41 Mb)
Mineral Resource maps, South West
Cornwall Map (6.80 Mb) Report (2.24 Mb)
Devon
(comprising Devon, Plymouth, Torbay, Dartmoor National Park and part of Exmoor National Park)
Map (21.6 Mb) Report (1011 kb)
Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole Map (13.3 Mb) Report (433 kb)
Gloucestershire
(comprising Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire)
Map (11.2 Mb) Report (573 kb)
Somerset
(comprising Somerset, North Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset, the City of Bristol, and part of Exmoor National Park)
Map (12.3 Mb) Report (573 kb)
Wiltshire
(comprising Wiltshire and the Borough of Swindon)
Map (10.7 Mb) Report (726 kb)
Mineral Resource maps, West Midlands
Herefordshire & Worcestershire Map (6.65 Mb) Report (425 kb)
Shropshire Map (11.3 Mb) Report (1.77 Mb)
Staffordshire Map (11.1 Mb) Report (1.21 Mb)
Warwickshire Map (8.42 Mb) Report (611 kb)
West Midlands Map (8.42 Mb) Report (440 kb)
Mineral Resource maps, Yorkshire and Humber
Humberside
(comprising East Riding of Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire and City of Kingston upon Hull)
Map (8.98 Mb) Report (663 kb)
North Yorkshire
(comprising North Yorkshire, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks and City of York)
Maps (22.6 Mb) Report (1.75 Mb)
South Yorkshire
(comprising Metropolitan Boroughs of Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham and City of Sheffield)
Map (4.79 Mb) Report (1.02 Mb)
West Yorkshire
(comprising Metropolitan Boroughs of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield and City of Leeds)
Map (10.5 Mb) Report (960 kb)

Mineral resource maps, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Mineral Resource maps, Northern Ireland
County Antrim and Belfast
County Armagh
County Down and Belfast
County Fermanagh
County Londonderry
County Tyrone

Planning
Guidance & legislation

Evaluation of minerals policy statements (2 volumes)

Undertaken on behalf of the Department for Communities and Local Government, this study considered the implementation of a number of the Minerals Policy Statements and Minerals Policy Guidance notes, and evaluated the impacts of the policy's implementation.

Volume 1:http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/2218983.pdf

Volume 2: http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/2218992.pdf


Construction Raw Materials Policy and Supply Practices in Northwestern Europe (1.14 Mb)


Mineral Safeguarding in England

Mineral safeguarding in England: good practice advice (3.48 Mb)

Guide to Mineral Safeguarding in England - Final Edition (2.14 Mb)


Mineral Safeguarding for Sustainable Communities presentations

Emma Bee, British Geological Survey: Case Study: Staffordshire (3.49 Mb)


Fiona McEvoy, British Geological Survey: Methodologies and data sources (1.93 Mb)


John Cowley, Mineral Resource Planning Associates Ltd: Perceived Issues (97.24 kb)


Ken Hobden, Quarry Products Association: Principles of Mineral Safeguarding (102.5 kb)


Minerals Resource Information for Sustainable Communities within Central Scotland

Minerals Resource Information for Sustainable Communities within Central Scotland presentations

Martin Smith, British Geological Survey: Introduction (785 kb)


Hugh Barron, British Geological Survey: ALSF project outline (476 kb)


Emma Bee, British Geological Survey: Agenda and goals (420 kb)


Andrew Bloodworth, British Geological Survey: Minerals planning information at BGS (1.85 Mb)


Minerals Resource Information for Sustainable Communities within Central Scotland consultation event feedback

Consultation event feedback (58 kb)


Statistics
Risk list

A new supply risk index is available for 2012 for chemical elements or element groups which are of economic value.

The risk list gives a quick and simple indication of the relative risk to the supply of the chemical elements or element groups which we need to maintain our economy and lifestyle.

Risk list 2012 (279 kb)

Risk list 2011 (232 kb)

Minerals supply

The future of the global minerals and metals sector (3.72 Mb)

This article(by BGS minerals geologists Andrew Bloodworth and Gus Gunn) considers the future of the global minerals and metals sector. It examines some of the key technical, environmental and socio-economic factors liable to impact on minerals and metals supply and demand over the next 40 years.

Paul Lusty, Economic Geologist, BGS: Critical metals and rare earth elements (1.73 Mb)

Mineral Information and Statistics for the BRIC countries 1999-2008
United Kingdom Minerals Yearbook
2013 (1.22 Mb)

2012 (1.44 Mb)

2011 (1.87 Mb)

2010 (575 kb)

2009 (1.96 Mb)

2008 (600 kb)

2007 (424 kb)

2006 (4.04 Mb)

2005 (2.64 Mb)

2004 (2.17 Mb)

2003 (233 kb)

2002 (2.12 Mb)


World Mineral Statistics

Please read the standard terms and conditions for the use of this dataset.

Mineral Statistics of the British Empire and Foreign Countries 1910s