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Lindi Jumbo graphite deposit, Tanzania © Walkabout Resources

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MineralsUK is the British Geological Survey's Centre for Sustainable Mineral Development. This website has a wealth of information on mineral resources, mineral planning, policy and legislation, sustainable development, statistics and exploration.

Minerals & you

Economic minerals – here you will find out what they are, where they come from and why they are important.

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A web–based Geographical Information System (GIS) has been produced to provide access to a range of Minerals Information Online.

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World Mineral Production 2015-2019
The latest edition of this long running series is now available.

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Dredging ponds, Moma Titanium Minerals Mine, Mozambique, operated by Kenmare Resources plc. Copyright © 2021 Kenmare Resources plc


United Kingdom Minerals Yearbook 2020
This annual publication is now available to download.

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Industrial sand stockpile at Bent Farm quarry, operated by Sibelco, Congleton. BGS © UKRI.