List of countries by bismuth production
Bismuth // is a chemical element that has the symbol Bi and atomic number 83. This heavy, brittle, white crystalline trivalent other metal has a pink tinge and chemically resembles arsenic and antimony.
Bismuth compounds are used in cosmetics and in medical procedures. As the toxicity of lead has become more apparent in recent years, alloy uses for bismuth metal as a replacement for lead have become an increasing part of bismuth's commercial importance.
List of producing countries
This is a list of countries by bismuth in 2011.
- "World Mineral Production 2007-2011". British Geological Survey. Retrieved 7 April 2013.