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Minerals for chemical manufacturing. A survey of supply and demand in California and Nevada.
San Francisco, CA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8244, 1965 Jan; :1-164
Mineral raw materials produced in California, other States, and foreign countries were purchased for consumption in quantities valued a t over $60 million at 800 of the 1,200 chemical plants operating in California in 1960, according to questionnaires completed by company officials. These and other data received from mineral consumers, producers, dealers, and Government agencies formed the basis for this the first of a series of reports designed to present the intricate features and relationships controlling mineral raw material supply and demand in California industries. The results of this study indicated certain changes in use patterns of minerals in chemical manufacturing; a shift in requirements from metals to nonmetals, from inorganics to organics, from natural to synthetic materials, and from distant to local sources of supply.
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San Francisco, CA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8244
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