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MineralUsed forYears remainingNote
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ReservesProduction remains staticProduction continues to grow at current ratesIMPORTANT: recycling rates vary from resource to resource (0-70%). The maths is super-complicated and frankly beyond usColumn C: Minerals reserves worldwide in metric tonnes; fossil fuel reserves worldwide in barrels for oil, cubic metres for gas, tonnes of oil equivalent for coal.

Columns D & E: Worldwide, rounded to nearest year, based on known reserves currently economic to extract. No provision made for changes in demand caused by new technologies, discoveries of new reserves or market forces (e.g. as they act on reserve sizes).
NB mineral calculations based on production, fossil fuels on actual consumption
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Aluminiumtransportation, packaging, construction, electronics75,000,000,0001,81281
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Antimonydrugs, batteries, fire retardants1,800,0001310
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Cadmiumrechargeable batteries, tv screens660,0003025
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Chromiumplating, paint350,000,0001612
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Cobaltalloys, blue dye7,300,0008321
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Copperbrass, wires, piping630,000,0003928
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Goldjewellery, bullion51,0002021Potentially misleading as 85% of gold ever mined is still in circulation (USGS), so mine production accounts for only a very small proportion of the gold supply.
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Graphitepencils, steelmaking, brake linings, lubricants71,000,0006523
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Indiumtouch screens, solar panels, LCD screens11,0001913
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Leadbullets, car batteries80,000,0002015
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Manganeseiron & steel, dry cell batteries630,000,0004822
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Molybdenumarmour, aircraft parts, electrical contacts, industrial motors and filaments9,800,0004220
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Nickelcoins, plating76,000,0004933
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Platinumfuel cells, catalytic converters, more jewellery66,000361108
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Phosphorusfertilizer, pesticides, matches65,000,000,00036984
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Rare earths hybrid cars, wind turbines110,000,0008467815 lanthanides plus scandium and yttrium
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Silverbandages, medals, jewellery510,0002318
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Tantalummobile phones110,00016458
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Tinfood cans, industry5,200,0002017Maybe also leave out - very high levels of recycling.
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Titaniumaircraft, armour690,000,00011047
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Tungstenmetalworking, mining, construction, lighting, electronics2,900,0004821
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Uraniumnuclear weapons5,469,00010232
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YttriumTVs, computer monitors, fluorescent lights, x-ray screens540,0006113
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Zincmusical instruments250,000,0002116
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Oil fuel1,333,100,000,0004336
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Gas fuel187,490,000,000,0006439
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Coal fuel412,440,666,66712646
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Sources (minerals): US Geological Survey, Adroit Resources, World Bureau of Metal Statistics, International Copper Study Group, World Gold Council, Minormetals.com, Roskill Nickel Report, Cordell et al (2009), Smil (2000), Silver Institute, World Nuclear Association, International Lead and Zinc Study Group, Wikipedia. Source (fossil fuels): BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2010.
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