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

Sullivan, Daniel E.; Baker, Jeannette L.; Theofilos, Nicholas G.
Review of the mineral industries,   pp. 1-59 ff. PDF (6.2 MB)


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  Sales commitmentsCommodity Quantity Sales value 
NATIONAL AND SUPPLEMENTAL STOCKPILE INVENTORIES 
Aluminum short tons....Aluminum oxide do......Antimony do......Asbestos,
amosite do......Asbestos, crocidolite do......Beryl do......Bismuth pounds....Cadmium
do.....Chromite, chemical short tons..Chromite, refractory short dry tons..Cobalt
pounds....Columbium do.......Diamond, industrial bort carats....Diamond,
industrial stones do......Graphite, natural, Malagasy shorttons~.Lead do.._....Magnesium
do......Manganese, battery grade, synthetic dioxide short dry tons -Manganese,metallurgical
do....._Mica, muscovite block pounds~Mica, muscovite film do......Mica, muscovite
splittings do....._Mica, phlogopite splittings do.......Nickel do......_Quartz
crystals do......Rare earths short dry tons....Selenium pounds....Talc, steatite
block and lump short tons....Talc, steatite block do...._..Talc, steatite
ground do......Thorium nitrate pounds....Tin long tons..Vanadium shorttons....Zinc
do..... 
Total                              
DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT (DPA) INVENTORY 
Aluminum short tons....Cobalt pounds..Columbium do......Manganese, battery
grade, synthetic dioxide short dry tons....Manganese, metallurgical do......Mica,
muscovite block pounds....Tungsten do...... 
Total                              
OTHER 
3,857 
6,878 
70 
557 
10,357 
2,452 
234,599 
934,400 
1,596 
13,620 
8,681,861 
1,751,848 
1,295,000 
1,740,000 
10,394 
49,825 
8,187 
2,118 
1,195,611 
1,142,042 
42,881 
7,107,355 
334,783 
77,712,878 
194,376 
29 
16,090 
3 
21 
500 
170,710 
361 
1,567 
211,488 
$2,226,553 
671,770 
72,954 
152,350 
2,129,400 
735,750 
821,095 
1,746,200 
'  —197,813 
363,670 
18,808,705 
3,493,774 
2,538,354 
10,359,227 
1,783,330 
13,438,305 
5,322,965 
362,214 
17,717,733 
861,921 
46,386 
741,944 
139,663 
119,619,293 
772,934 
16,785 
183,993 
579 
4,095 
3,000 
139,982 
1,499,998 
6,570,197 
68,978,259 
.. 
282,075,565 
6,000 
487,007 
402,893 
1,528 
48,125 
732,961 
3,457 
3,000,000 
1,105,294 
585,109 
519,767 
672,633 
624,018 
2,200 
.. 
6,509,021 
Bauxite long tons.. 
Mercury flasks.. 
Total                                                  
Grand total                                             
110,000 
512 
500,000 
117,660 
.... 
617,660 
.... 
289,202,246 
' Negative sales figures represent adjustments of earlier disposal contracts.
 Source:Executive Office of the President, Office of Emergency Preparedness.
Stockpile Report to the Congress. January—June 1972, pp. 14—15;
July—December 1972, pp. 14—15. REVIEW OF THE MINERAL INDUSTRIES
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Table 58.—U.S. Government disposal of mineral commodities, 1972 


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