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Why do we need minerals?

Minerals are basic and essential raw materials in our daily lives, and are vital for economic, social and technological development. The examples below illustrate their use in everyday life.

Food and drink

Agriculture

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Food

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Packaging

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Utensils

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Construction

Construction

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Energy

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Transport

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Technology

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