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Availability of rhenium in the United States.
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8573, 1973 Mar; :1-35
This study has been prompted by the anticipated demand for rhenium by the petroleum industry and the concern for an adequate supply of rhenium to meet the demand. The present and projected outlook for rhenium relative to its distribution and occurrences, the recovery factors involved in ore beneficiation, capital and operating costs, changing technology, and the projected uses and market growth of rhenium are presented in this report as part of the Bureau of Mines program to determine the availability of recoverable rhenium in a developing market.
Petroleum-industry; Petroleum-refining; Petroleum-refineries; Metals; Minerals
IH; Information Circular
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Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8573
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