Lists of countries by mineral production

The following list creates a summary of the two major producers of different minerals (and coal, which is generally not considered a mineral).

Fuels

Fossil fuels

Fossil fuel Largest Producer second largest producer Complete list
Coal[1]  China  India List of countries by coal production
Natural gas[2]  United States  Russia List of countries by natural gas production
Petroleum[3]  Russia  Saudi Arabia List of countries by oil production

Nuclear fuel

Nuclear fuel Largest Producer Second Largest Producer Complete list
Uranium[4]  Kazakhstan  Canada List of countries by uranium production
Thorium[5]  India  Australia Occurrence of thorium

Gemstones

Gem Largest Producer Second Largest Producer Complete list
Fluorite[6]  China  Mexico List of countries by fluorite production
Diamond[7]  Russia  Australia List of countries by diamond production

Metals

Metal Leading Producer Second Leading Producer Complete list
Aluminium[8]  China  Russia List of countries by aluminium production
Bauxite[9]  Australia  China List of countries by bauxite production
Bismuth[10]  China  Mexico List of countries by bismuth production
Copper[11]  Chile  China List of countries by copper production
Gold[12]  China  Australia List of countries by gold production
Iron ore[13]  Australia  Brazil List of countries by iron ore production
Lithium[14]  Australia  Chile List of countries by lithium production
Manganese[15]  South Africa  Australia List of countries by manganese production
Mercury[16]  China  Mexico List of countries by mercury production
Mica[17]  China  Russia
Nickel[18]  Philippines  Russia
Niobium[19]  Brazil  Canada
Palladium[20]  Russia  South Africa List of countries by palladium production
Platinum[21]  South Africa  Russia List of countries by platinum production
Silver[22]  Mexico  China List of countries by silver production
Tin[23]  China  Indonesia List of countries by tin production
Titanium[24]  Australia  South Africa (tied) List of countries by titanium production
Zinc[25]  China  Australia List of countries by zinc production

References

  1. "Statistical Review of World Energy 2017".
  2. . CIA. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  3. "World's top oil producers 2016". U.S. Energy Information Administration. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  4. "World Uranium Mining". World Nuclear Association. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  5. http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/TE_1450_web.pdf
  6. World Mineral Production 2009–2013. British Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  7. . USGS. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  8. Aluminum. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  9. Bauxite. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  10. Bismuth. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  11. Copper. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  12. Gold. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  13. "Mineral Commodity Summaries 2017" (PDF). U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  14. Lithium. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  15. Manganese. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  16. Mercury. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  17. https://www.indexmundi.com/minerals/?product=mica&graph=production
  18. Nickel. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  19. "Mineral Commodity Summaries 2017" (PDF). U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  20. Palladium. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  21. Platinum. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  22. Silver. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  23. Tin. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  24. Titanium. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  25. Zinc, p. 187. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
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