Some articles on minerals, valuable minerals:
... is much more common, and produces, for example, 85% of minerals (excluding petroleum and natural gas) in the United States, including 98% of metallic ores ... divided into two general categories of materials placer deposits, consisting of valuable minerals contained within river gravels, beach sands, and other unconsolidated materials and lode deposits, where ... requires that the rock ore be crushed and pulverized before extraction of the valuable minerals begins ...
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