The Most Commonly Mined Minerals and Metals in Africa

In this list, we’ll be giving you the minerals commonly mined in Africa


Mined Minerals

While there are people who object to mining, those who support it are actively campaigning for responsible mining in their areas. The world is full of resources that we can use to advance our technology and provide a supply to our daily needs, so people should see that there is importance in mining. However, governments and private companies should only allow practices that includes rehabilitation of the mine. If they tolerate mining companies who just leave mines as they are after all the resources have been taken away, communities will have to suffer from different consequences later on.

Minerals mined are used for different purposes, but they all have one thing in common: everybody needs them. These minerals are mined and processed later on so that the public can use them for the production of the latest technology, for vanity purposes and even for the toothpaste we use to brush our teeth with. You see, mining is crucial for human kind and these minerals mined have played important roles in our lives now.

In this list, we’ll be giving you the minerals commonly mined in Africa.

Gold

Source: Market Watch

Silver

Source: Wikipedia

Quartz

Source: University of Pittsburgh

Cobalt

Source: Roger’s Minerals

Tin, tantalum and tungsten

Source: Emaze

Fluorspar

Source: Minmat

Bauxite

Source: Geology

Platinum Group Metals

Source: Specialty Metals

Article Sources

BBCDiscoveryKPMG Africa

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The Most Commonly Mined Minerals and Metals in Africa

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