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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook metals, minerals, and fuels 1972
Year 1972, Volume 1 (1972)

Chin, E.
Magnesium,   pp. 735-745 ff. PDF (829.8 KB)


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figure 1.—U.S. and world production and US. consumption of primary
magnesium. 
1975 
736 MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1972 
DOMESTIC PRODUCTION 
Production of primary magnesium metal by The Dow Chemical Co. at Freeport,
Tex., was 120,823 short tons in 1972. American Magnesium Co. (American Magnesium)
at Snyder, Tex., and NL Indus 
tries, Inc. (NL), at Rowley, Utah, also produced some metal. 
In compliance with an order of the Texas Air Control Board, American Magnesium
halted production in mid-1971 to 


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