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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.
Copper vs COVID-19
Copper Kills COVID-19 and many other pathogens to limit the spread of disease.
Silver - The soft, white, native, metallic element with extreme properties and diverse uses.
Titanium - The silver metal used in high performance alloys, parts, pigments and polishes.
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.
Fool*s Gold is a name used for pyrite when its brassy color fools people looking for gold.
Gold Prospecting History, geography and geology of gold prospecting by USGS.
Manganese A silver metallic element with diverse uses in metallurgy and manufacturing.
Uses of Gold
Gold has many properties that make it extremely well-suited for a diversity of industrial uses.
Geology of Rare Earths
Geology of Rare Earths They are not rare - just rarely found in minable concentrations.
Uses of Lead
Uses of Lead The soft metal that has been used by humans for more than 5000 years.
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.
Uses of Silver
Uses of Silver - Most people think of jewelry and coins, but silver is an industrial metal.
Colored Glass Facts A number of metals are used to produce the beautiful colors in glass.
Geology Tools - Hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans.
Gifts That Rock
Gifts That Rock - What are the most popular gift items in the Geology.com store?
The Science of Fireworks Metal oxides are what produce the bright colors of fireworks.