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Uses of CopperUses of Copper Copper One of the first metals widely used by people and now used in almost every industry. Geology ToolsGeology Tools Geology Tools - Hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans. TitaniumTitanium Titanium - The silver metal used in high performance alloys, parts, pigments and polishes. GoldGold Gold An important metal for thousands of years - uses, prospecting, mining, production.
Rare Earth ElementsRare Earth Elements REEs Special metals used in cell phones, DVDs, batteries, magnets & many other products. Uses of ZincUses of Zinc Zinc is the fourth most widely consumed metal after iron, aluminum, and copper. Silversilver Silver - The soft, white, native, metallic element with extreme properties and diverse uses. Uses of NickelUses of Nickel Nickel is a metal used to make stainless steel and alloys that are hard and heat resistant.
Uses of LeadUses of Lead Uses of Lead The soft metal that has been used by humans for more than 5000 years. Gold ProspectingGold Prospecting Gold Prospecting History, geography and geology of gold prospecting by USGS. ChromiumChromium Chromium The metal that gives the yellow color to school buses and strength to stainless steel. Uses of GoldUses of Gold Gold has many properties that make it extremely well-suited for a diversity of industrial uses.
ManganeseManganese Manganese A silver metallic element with diverse uses in metallurgy and manufacturing. Geology of Rare EarthsGeology of Rare Earths Geology of Rare Earths They are not rare - just rarely found in minable concentrations. Uses of SilverUses of Silver Uses of Silver - Most people think of jewelry and coins, but silver is an industrial metal. Colored GlassColored Glass Colored Glass Facts A number of metals are used to produce the beautiful colors in glass.
BerylliumBeryllium Beryllium is a very light and very stiff metal with a variety of uses critical to national security. Fireworks!The Science of Fireworks The Science of Fireworks Metal oxides are what produce the bright colors of fireworks.    

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