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Strontium--uses, Supply, and Technology.
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This U.S. Bureau of Mines report attempts to present a complete picture of the state of the international strontium industry, including end uses, world resources, chemical production, supply- demand relationships, and government programs. Strontium is produced from an ore, celestite, which is found in several countries; dominant producers are Mexico, Spain, and Turkey. The United States does not mine celestite domestically, but nearly 100 pct of its imports come from Mexico. Because of the good relationship between the two countries, and their close geographic proximity, there is little concern over the stability of supply for the foreseeable future. Major end uses for strontium include color television faceplate glass, permanent ceramic magnets, and pyrotechnics.
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division