Contents (chapter topics):
Ore Deposits: [Definition || Distribution ]
Types of Mineral Deposits; [ Igneous Rocks and Magmatic Deposits || Hydrothermal Ores || Sedimentary Deposits || Metamorphic Deposits ]
Mineral and Rock Resources; [ Metals || Nonmetallic Mineral || Rock Resources ]
Mineral Supply and Demand: [U.S. Mineral Production and Consumption || World Mineral Supply and Demand ]
Minerals for the Future: [ New Methods in Mineral Exploration || Marine Mineral Resources || Conservation of Mineral Resources ]
Impacts of Mining Activities: [ Underground Mines || Surface Mines || Mineral Processing ]
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