List of countries by mineral production

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The following list creates a summary of the two major producers of different minerals (and coal, which is generally not considered af mineral).

Fuels[edit]

Fossil fuels[edit]

Fossil fuel Largest Producer Second Largest Producer Complete list
Coal[1]  China  United States List of countries by coal production

Atomic fuels[edit]

Atomic fuel Largest Producer Second Largest Producer Complete list
Uranium[2]  Kazakhstan  Canada List of countries by uranium production

Gemstones[edit]

Gem Largest Producer Second Largest Producer Complete list
Fluorite[3]  China  Mexico List of countries by fluorite production

Metals[edit]

Metal Largest Producer Second Largest Producer Complete list
Aluminium[4]  China  Russia List of countries by aluminium production
Bauxite[5]  Australia  China List of countries by bauxite production
Bismuth[6]  China  Mexico List of countries by bismuth production
Copper[7]  Chile  China List of countries by copper production
Gold[8]  China  Australia List of countries by gold production
Iron ore[9]  China  Australia List of countries by iron ore production
Lithium[10]  Australia  Chile List of countries by lithium production
Manganese[11]  South Africa  China List of countries by manganese production
Nickel[12]  Philippines  Russia List of countries by nickel production
Palladium[13]  Russia  South Africa List of countries by palladium production
Platinum[14]  South Africa  Russia List of countries by platinum production
Silver[15]  Mexico  China List of countries by silver production
Titanium[16]  Australia  South Africa List of countries by titanium production
Tin[17]  China  Indonesia List of countries by tin production
Zinc[18]  China  Australia List of countries by zinc production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Review of World Energy 2013
  2. ^ "World Uranium Mining". World Nuclear Association. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  3. ^ British Geological Survey accessed in June 2008
  4. ^ http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/aluminum/mcs-2015-alumi.pdf], USGS 2015
  5. ^ [1], USGS 2015
  6. ^ [2], USGS 2015
  7. ^ [3], USGS 2015
  8. ^ [4], USGS 2015
  9. ^ [5], USGS 2015
  10. ^ [6], USGS 2015
  11. ^ [7] USGS 2015
  12. ^ [8] USGS 2015
  13. ^ [9], USGA 2015
  14. ^ [10], USGA 2015
  15. ^ [11], USGS 2015
  16. ^ [12], USGS 2015
  17. ^ [13], USGS 2015
  18. ^ [14], USGS 2015