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Download Mineral Matters 7: Minerals in our lives

Find out how everyone of us is dependent on the earth's mineral resources, download Minerals in our lives.

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Minerals & you

Welcome to Minerals & you. These pages are designed for the non–specialist with an interest in minerals. Here you will find out what economic minerals are, where they come from, how their extraction and use affect the environment, and why they are important to you. You can also use our interactive map to look at where mineral resources are found in England.