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World Distribution of Industrial Minerals Deposits also produc ed commerc ially fro m place r de posits such as in Namibia (see Sedimentary section in this chapter). Overall, Africa is a prime region for diamond production, in particular So uth Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, and Angola. , and western Canada, pro duction of bertrandite in Utah now accounts for 80% of the world’s beryllium supply. tology rather than lithology. F ormation is encouraged by long periods of tectonic stability permitting deep and thorough weathering.
R. because of the limited market size, competition from feldspar, and the requ irement for a con sistently lo w iron content. R. The primary geological habitat for natural diamond is kimberlite, an ultrabasic intrusive rock associated with sta ble shield regions. Diamondiferous k imberlites are concentrat ed in southern Africa, the Siberian Platform, Brazil, and Western Australia. Ages range from Precambrian in South Africa to R ecent in Tanzania. Diamonds are © 2006 by the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration.
Mineral-related en vironmental and health issues range from simple mineral dusting problems at ports to the need to label mineral c ontent and use spec ialized containers to address the alle ged health hazards associated with certain minerals and mineral-related products. At the very least, these issues can result in additional handling or transportation costs, create barriers to sales, impinge on the prospects for future growth, and even pose a long-term threat to the financial stability of the producing company because of the potential for l itigation.