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Open-File Report 01-360

Mineral resources; out of the ground...into our daily lives

By Dave Frank, Judy Weathers, and John Galloway

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Minerals and mineral resources are a part of our everyday lives. This poster depicts a home and shows the different mineral(s) and mineral materials used to make the various products found in the average home.

First posted October 9, 2001

  • Poster PS (1.5 MB)
    Poster in PostScript format for plotting. Poster size is 29 x 41 inches.

For additional information, contact:
Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
345 Middlefield Road, MS 901
Menlo Park, CA 94025-3591

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Suggested citation:

Frank, Dave, Weathers, Judy, Galloway, John, 2001, Mineral resources; out of the ground...into our daily lives: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-360,

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