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