Lists 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 a 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 Leading Producer Second Leading 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
Palladium[13]  Russia  South Africa
Platinum[14]  South Africa  Russia List of countries by platinum production
Silver[15]  Mexico  China List of countries by silver production
Tin[16]  China  Indonesia List of countries by tin production
Titanium[17]  Australia  South Africa List of countries by titanium production
Zinc[18]  China  Australia List of countries by zinc production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Review of World Energy 2013. BP. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  2. ^ "World Uranium Mining". World Nuclear Association. Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  3. ^ World Mineral Production 2009–2013. British Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  4. ^ Aluminum. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  5. ^ Bauxite. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  6. ^ Bismuth. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  7. ^ Copper. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  8. ^ Gold. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  9. ^ Iron ore. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  10. ^ Lithium. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  11. ^ Manganese. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  12. ^ Nickel. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  13. ^ Palladium. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  14. ^ Platinum. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  15. ^ Silver. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  16. ^ Tin. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  17. ^ Titanium. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  18. ^ Zinc, p. 187. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.