From energy, construction, and agriculture, to communications, transportation, and national defense, at home, work, or play, we all use or require minerals and mineral materials every day.
Selected commonly used mineral resources used to make products we use in our daily life.
Common questions about minerals and some minerals information also.
Fact sheets on selected important commodities.
USGS General Information Product 17
Poster depicting mineral resources used in common house items.
Interactive media asset adapted from the USGS posters.
USGS Open-File Report 2000-144
USGS Open-File Report 2007-1185
USGS Open-File Report 2001-360
USGS Information Handout