Lexicon of substances - Proposed deposit classes

Code Français English Español Class A
Very  large deposit
(> X)
Class B
Large deposit 
(> X)
Class C
Medium deposit
(> X)
Class D
Small deposit
(> X)
Unit
Abr Minéraux abrasifs: grenat, staurotide (substance) Abrasive minerals: garnet, staurolite (substance) Minerales abrasivos:granate, estaurolita (subst.) 5.E+05 1.E+05 2.E+04 5.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Ag Argent (métal) Silver (metal) Plata (metal) 1.E+04 3.E+03 5.E+02 1.E+02 tonne (1,000 kg)
Aggr Granulats (substance) Aggregate (substance) Aridos (substancia) 3.E+08 5.E+07 1.E+07 2.E+06 tonne (1,000 kg)
AgM Aigue-marine (substance) Aquamarine (substance) Aguamarina (substancia) 1.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Agt Agate, calcédoine, jaspe (substance) Agata, chalcedony, jasper (substance) Agata, calcedonia, jaspe (substancia) 1.E+03 1.E+02 1.E+01 1.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Al Aluminium (Bauxite minerai) Aluminium (Bauxite ore) Aluminio (Bauxita mena) 1.E+09 1.E+08 1.E+07 1.E+06 tonne (1,000 kg)
Amt Améthyste, quartz, citrine, aventurine (substance) Amethyst, quartz, citrine, aventurine (substance) Amatista, cuarzo, citrina, aventurina (substancia) 5.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Amz Amazonite, gemme (substance) Amazonite, gemstone (substance) Amazonita, gema (substancia) 1.E+01 1.E+00 1.E-01 1.E-02 tonne (1,000 kg)
And Andalousite-disthène, groupe (substance) Andalusite-kyanite group (substance) Andalucita-distena, grupo (substancia) 5.E+06 2.E+06 5.E+05 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Anda Andalousite (substance) Andalusite (substance) Andalucita (substancia) 5.E+06 2.E+06 5.E+05 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Ant Antophyllite (Amiante) (substance) Antophyllite (Asbestos) (substance) Antofilita (Amianto) (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
As Arsenic (métal) Arsenic (metal) Arsénico (metal) 2.E+05 2.E+04 2.E+03 2.E+02 tonne (1,000 kg)
Asb Amiante (substance) Asbestos (substance) Amianto, Asbesto (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Attp Attapulgite, sépiolite (substance) Attapulgite, sepiolite (substance) Attapulgita, sepiolita (substancia) 5.E+06 2.E+06 5.E+05 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Au Or (métal) Gold (metal) Oro (metal) 3.E+02 5.E+01 1.E+01 1.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Be Béryllium (BeO) Beryllium (BeO) Berilio (BeO) 5.E+04 5.E+03 5.E+02 5.E+01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Bi Bismuth (métal) Bismuth (metal) Bismuto (metal) 2.E+04 2.E+03 2.E+02 2.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Bitum Roches bitumineuses (tonnes d'huile) Bituminous rocks (tons of oil) Rocas bituminosas (toneladas de aceite) 1.E+09 1.E+08 1.E+07 1.E+06 tonne (1,000 kg)
BM Métaux de base (indifférenciés) Base metal (undifferenciated) Metales básicos (indiferenciados) 5.E+06 5.E+05 5.E+04 5.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Bnt Bentonite (substance) Bentonite (substance) Bentonita (substancia) 5.E+06 2.E+06 5.E+05 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Bor Borates (B2O3) Borates (B2O3) Boratos (B2O3) 3.E+07 1.E+07 1.E+05 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Br Brome (substance) Bromine (substance) Bromo (substancia) 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 1.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Brl Béryl, gemme (substance) Beryl, gemstone (substance) Berilo, gema (substancia) 1.E+01 1.E+00 1.E-01 1.E-02 tonne (1,000 kg)
Brt Barite (BaSO4) Barite (BaSO4) Barita (BaSO4) 5.E+06 1.E+06 2.E+05 5.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Cal Calcite, charge pour papier (CaCO3) Calcite, filler for paper (CaCO3) Calcita, material de carga para papel (CaCO3) 1.E+08 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Caopt Calcite, usage optique (CaCO3) Calcite, optical use (CaCO3) Calcita, uso óptico (CaCO3) 1.E+02 1.E+01 1.E+00 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
CBrl Chrysobéryl, gemme (substance) Chrysoberyl, gemstone (substance) Crisoberilo, gema (substancia) 1.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Cbte Minéraux indicateurs de carbonatites Carbonatite mineral markers Minerales guías de carbonatitas 4.E+00 3.E+00 2.E+00 1.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Cd Cadmium (métal) Cadmium (metal) Cadmio (metal) 1.E+04 2.E+03 5.E+02 1.E+02 tonne (1,000 kg)
Ce Cerium (Ce2O3) Cerium (Ce2O3) Cerio (Ce2O3) 3.E+05 3.E+04 3.E+03 3.E+02 tonne (1,000 kg)
Chr Chrysotile (Amiante) (substance) Chrysotile (Asbestos) (substance) Crisotilo (Amianto, Asbesto) (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
ClyC Argiles communes pour brique, tuile (substance) Common clays for brick, tile (substance) Arcilla común para ladrillos, tejas (substancia) 1.E+07 2.E+06 5.E+05 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
ClyR Argiles nobles (céramique) (substance) White-firing clays (refractory & ceramic) (subst.) Arcillas refractarias y cerámicas (substancia) 5.E+06 1.E+06 2.E+05 5.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Co Cobalt (métal) Cobalt (metal) Cobalto (metal) 1.E+05 1.E+04 2.E+03 2.E+02 tonne (1,000 kg)
Coal Charbon, lignite (substance) Coal, lignite (substance) Carbón, lignito (substancia) 1.E+10 1.E+09 1.E+08 5.E+06 tonne (1,000 kg)
CorG Corindon, gemme (substance) Corundum, gemstone (substance) Corindón, gema (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 carat
Cr Chrome (Cr2O3) Chrome (Cr2O3) Cromo (Cr2O3) 3.E+07 5.E+06 1.E+06 2.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Crn Corindon (substance) Corundum (substance) Corindón (substancia) 5.E+05 1.E+05 2.E+04 5.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Cro Crocidolite (Amiante) (substance) Crocidolite (Asbestos) (substance) Crocidolito (Amianto, Asbesto) (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Cs Césium (Cs2O) Cesium (Cs2O) Cesio (Cs2O) 1.E+03 1.E+02 1.E+01 1.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Cu Cuivre (métal) Copper (metal) Cobre (metal) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Diam Diamant, industriel et gemme (substance) Diamond, industrial and gemstone (substance) Diamante, industrial y gema (substancia) 1.E+08 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 carat
Dol Dolomie (substance) Dolomite (substance) Dolomía (substancia) 5.E+08 5.E+07 5.E+06 5.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Dtm Diatomite (substance) Diatomite (kieselguhr) (substance) Diatomita (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Dum Dumortiérite, gemme (substance) Dumortierite, gemstone (substance) Dumortierita, gema (substancia) 1.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Em Emeraude (substance) Emerald (substance) Esmeralda (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 carat
Fe Fer (métal) Iron (metal) Hierro (metal) 1.E+09 1.E+08 1.E+07 1.E+06 tonne (1,000 kg)
Feld Feldspath, néphéline (substance) Feldspar, nepheline (substance) Feldespato, nefelina (substancia) 1.E+08 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Fl Fluorine (CaF2) Fluorite (CaF2) Fluorita (CaF2) 5.E+06 1.E+06 2.E+05 5.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Ga Gallium (métal) Gallium (metal) Galio (metal) 1.E+02 5.E+01 1.E+01 1.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Gabb Gabbro, dolérite, etc., ornemental (substance) Gabbro, dolerite, etc., ornamental (substance) Gabro, dolerita, etc., ornamentale (substancia) 1.E+08 2.E+07 5.E+06 1.E+06 tonne (1,000 kg)
Gas Gaz (substance) Gas (substance) Gas (substancia) 1.E+03 3.E+02 5.E+01 1.E+01 km3
Ge Germanium (métal) Germanium (metal) Germanio (metal) 5.E+02 1.E+02 2.E+01 5.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
GemP Pierres précieuses indéterminées (sub.) Gemstones, general (substance) Gemas, general (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 carat
GemS Pierres semi-précieuses diverses (substance) Semiprecious stone, general (substance) Piedras semipreciosas, general (substancia) 1.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Gp Gypse, anhydrite (substance) Gypsum, anhydrite (substance) Yeso, anhidrita (substancia) 5.E+08 5.E+07 5.E+06 5.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Gr Graphite (substance) Graphite (substance) Grafito (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Gran Granite, syénite, etc., ornemental (substance) Granite, syenite, etc., ornamental (substance) Granito, sienita, etc. ornamentale (substancia) 1.E+08 2.E+07 5.E+06 1.E+06 tonne (1,000 kg)
Gt Grenat, gemme (substance) Garnet, gemstone (substance) Granate, gema (substancia) 1.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
GTH Géothermie (énergie) Geothermal energy Geotermía (energía) 1.E+03 1.E+02 1.E+01 1.E+00 Kwh
Hf Hafnium (métal) Hafnium (metal) Hafnio (metal) 1.E+04 1.E+03 1.E+02 1.E+01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Hg Mercure (métal) Mercury (metal) Mercurio (metal) 5.E+04 5.E+03 5.E+02 1.E+02 tonne (1,000 kg)
HM Minéraux lourds, total (substance) Heavy minerals, general (substance) Minerales pesados, total (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
I Iode (substance) Iodine (substance) Yodo (substancia) 1.E+04 1.E+03 1.E+02 1.E+01 tonne (1,000 kg)
In Indium (métal) Indium (metal) Indio (metal) 5.E+02 1.E+02 3.E+01 5.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Kimb Minéraux indicateurs de kimberlites Kimberlite mineral markers Minerales guías de kimberlitas 4.E+00 3.E+00 2.E+00 1.E+00 carat
Kln Kaolin (substance) Kaolin (substance) Caolín (substancia) 5.E+07 1.E+07 2.E+06 5.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Ky Disthène, gemme (substance) Kyanite, gemstone (substance) Distena - Cianita, gema (substancia) 1.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Kya Disthène (substance) Kyanite (substance) Distena - Cianita (substancia) 5.E+06 2.E+06 5.E+05 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Li Lithium (Li2O) Lithium (Li2O) Litio (Li2O) 5.E+06 5.E+05 5.E+04 5.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
LstC Calcaire à ciment (substance) Cement limestone (substance) Caliza para cemento (substancia) 3.E+08 5.E+07 1.E+07 2.E+06 tonne (1,000 kg)
LstL Calcaire à chaux (substance) Limestone for lime (substance) Caliza para cal (substancia) 5.E+07 1.E+07 2.E+06 5.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Lz Lapis lazuli,ornemental (substance) Lazulite, ornamental (substance) Lapis-lazuli, ornamental (substancia) 5.E+05 2.E+05 5.E+04 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Mal Malachite (substance) Malachite (substance) Malaquita (substancia) 5.E+03 2.E+03 5.E+02 1.E+02 tonne (1,000 kg)
Mg Magnésium, magnésite (MgCO3) Magnesium, magnesite (MgCO3) Magnesio, magnesita (MgCO3) 1.E+08 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
MgCl Magnésium, sels et saumures (MgO) Magnesium, salts and brines (MgO) Magnesio, sales y salmueras (MgO) 1.E+08 2.E+07 5.E+06 5.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Mica Mica, feuilles) (substance) Mica, sheet (substance) Mica, hojas (substancia) 5.E+05 5.E+04 5.E+03 5.E+02 tonne (1,000 kg)
Mn Manganèse (métal) Manganese (metal) Manganeso (metal) 1.E+08 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Mo Molybdène (métal) Molybdenum (metal) Molibdeno (metal) 5.E+05 5.E+04 5.E+03 1.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Mrbl Marbre (substance) Marble (substance) Mármol (substancia) 5.E+07 1.E+07 2.E+06 5.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
N/A Substance inconnue Commodity not available Substancia indeterminada 0.E+00 0.E+00 0.E+00 0.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Nasulf Sodium sulfate (Na2SO4) Sodium sulphate (Na2SO4) Sodio sulfato (Na2SO4) 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 1.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Natr Sodium carbonate (natron) (Na2CO3) Sodium carbonate (natron) (Na2CO3) Sodio carbonato (natrón) (Na2CO3) 1.E+08 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Nb Niobium - Columbium (Nb2O5) Niobium - Columbium (Nb2O5) Niobio - Columbio (Nb2O5) 3.E+05 5.E+04 1.E+04 2.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Ni Nickel (métal) Nickel (metal) Níquel (metal) 2.E+06 2.E+05 2.E+04 2.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Nitr Nitrates (NO3) Nitrates (NO3) Nitratos (NO3) 1.E+08 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Olv Péridot, gemme (substance) Peridot, gemstone (substance) Peridoto, gema (substancia) 1.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Osir Osmiridium (métal) Osmiridium (metal) Osmiridio (metal) 3.E+01 5.E+00 1.E+00 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Ost Autre pierre ornementale, hors Gabb, Gran (subst.) Other ornamental stone, except Gabb-Gran (subst.) Otra roca ornamentale, excepto Gabb-Gran (subst.) 1.E+08 2.E+07 5.E+06 1.E+06 tonne (1,000 kg)
Pb Plomb (métal) Lead (metal) Plomo (metal) 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 1.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
PbZn Plomb + Zinc (métal) Lead + Zinc (metal) Plomo + Zinc (metal) 2.E+06 2.E+05 2.E+04 2.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Pd Palladium (métal) Palladium (metal) Paladio (metal) 3.E+02 5.E+01 1.E+01 1.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Peat Tourbe (substance) Peat (substance) Turba (substancia) 5.E+08 5.E+07 5.E+06 5.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Perl Perlite (substance) Perlite (substance) Perlita (substancia) 2.E+07 1.E+07 5.E+06 1.E+06 tonne (1,000 kg)
Petr Pétrole (substance) Petroleum (substance) Petróleo (substancia) 1.E+09 1.E+08 1.E+07 1.E+06 m3
Phos Phosphate (P2O5) Phosphate (P2O5) Fosfato (P205) 2.E+09 2.E+08 2.E+07 2.E+06 tonne (1,000 kg)
Pigmt Pigment minéral (substance) Mineral pigment (substance) Pigmento mineral (substancia) 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 1.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Pltd Platinoïdes, groupe (métal) Platinoids, group (metal) Platinoides, grupo (metal) 3.E+02 5.E+01 1.E+01 1.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Pozz Ponce, pouzzolane (substance) Pumice, pozzolan (substance) Pómez, pozzolan (substancia) 1.E+08 5.E+07 1.E+07 2.E+06 tonne (1,000 kg)
Pphy Pyrophyllite (substance) Pyrophyllite (substance) Pirofilita (substancia) 2.E+07 5.E+06 1.E+06 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Pt Platine (métal) Platinum (metal) Platino (metal) 3.E+02 5.E+01 1.E+01 1.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Ptsh Potasse (sylvite, carnallite) (K20) Potash (sylvite, carnallite) (K20) Potasa (silvita, carnalita) (K2O) 5.E+08 5.E+07 5.E+06 5.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Py Pyrite (FeS2) Pyrite (FeS2) Pirita (FeS2) 1.E+08 2.E+07 5.E+06 2.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Qtz Quartz massif, blocs pour ferrosilicium (SiO2) Massive quartz, blocks for ferrosilicon (SiO2) Cuarzo, bloques masizos para ferrosilicio (SiO2) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Qtzopt Quartz, usage optique & piézoélectrique (SiO2) Quartz, optical & piezoelectrical use (SiO2) Cuarzo, uso óptico & piezoeléctrico (SiO2) 1.E+02 1.E+01 1.E+00 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Rb Rubidium (Rb2O) Rubidium (Rb2O) Rubidio (Rb2O) 1.E+03 1.E+02 1.E+01 1.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Re Rhénium (métal) Rhenium (metal) Renio (metal) 5.E+03 5.E+02 5.E+01 5.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
REE Terres rares indifférenciées (RE2O3) Rare Earths (RE2O3) Tierras raras (Re2O3) 3.E+05 3.E+04 3.E+03 3.E+02 tonne (1,000 kg)
Rh Rhodium (métal) Rhodium (metal) Rodio (metal) 3.E+01 5.E+00 1.E+00 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Rub Rubis (substance) Ruby (substance) Rubí (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 carat
S Soufre (substance) Sulphur (substance) Azufre (substancia) 2.E+07 2.E+06 2.E+05 2.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Salt Sel gemme (NaCl) Rock salt (NaCl) Sal gema (NaCl) 5.E+08 5.E+07 5.E+06 5.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Saph Saphir (substance) Sapphire (substance) Zafiro (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 carat
Sb Antimoine (métal) Antimony (metal) Antimonio (metal) 5.E+04 1.E+04 2.E+03 1.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Sc Scandium (métal) Scandium (metal) Escandio (metal) 1.E+03 1.E+02 1.E+01 1.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Se Sélenium (substance) Selenium (substance) Selenio (substancia) 5.E+03 1.E+03 3.E+02 5.E+01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Silc Silice, sable siliceux (substance) Silica, silica sand (substance) Sílice, arena (substancia) 1.E+07 3.E+06 5.E+05 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Sill Sillimanite (substance) Sillimanite (substance) Silimanita (substancia) 5.E+06 2.E+06 5.E+05 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Slt Ardoise (substance) Slate (substance) Pizarra (substancia) 5.E+06 2.E+06 5.E+05 1.E+05 tonne (1,000 kg)
Sn Etain (métal) Tin (metal) Estaño (metal) 1.E+05 1.E+04 1.E+03 1.E+02 tonne (1,000 kg)
Sod Sodalite, gemme (substance) Sodalite, gemstone (substance) Sodalita, gema (substancia) 1.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Sr Strontium (SrCO3 ou SrSO4) Strontium (SrCO3 or SrSO4) Estroncio (SrCO3 or SrSO4) 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 1.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Ta Tantale (Ta2O5) Tantalum (Ta2O5) Tantalio (Ta2O5) 3.E+03 5.E+02 1.E+02 2.E+01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Tanz Tanzanite, gemme (substance) Tanzanite, gemstone (substance) Tanzanita, gema (substancia) 1.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Te Tellure (métal) Tellurium (metal) Telurio (metal) 5.E+02 1.E+02 2.E+01 5.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Th Thorium (métal) Thorium (metal) Torio (metal) 1.E+05 1.E+04 1.E+03 1.E+02 tonne (1,000 kg)
ThS Sources thermales Thermal springs Fuentes termales 1.E+00 1.E-01 1.E-02 1.E-03 m3/s
Ti Titane, général (TiO2) Titanium, general (TiO2) Titanio, general (TiO2) 2.E+07 2.E+06 2.E+05 2.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
TiIlm Titane, ilménite (TiO2) Titanium, ilmenite (TiO2) Titanio, ilmenita (TiO2) 2.E+07 2.E+06 2.E+05 2.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
TiRt Titane, rutile (TiO2) Titanium, rutile (TiO2) Titanio, rutilo (TiO2) 2.E+06 2.E+05 2.E+04 2.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Tl Thallium (métal) Thallium (metal) Talio (metal) 5.E+03 5.E+02 5.E+01 5.E+00 tonne (1,000 kg)
Tlc Talc (substance) Talc (substance) Talco (substancia) 2.E+07 2.E+06 2.E+05 2.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
To Tourmaline, gemme (substance) Tourmaline, gemstone (substance) Turmalina, gema (substancia) 1.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Tpz Topaze (substance) Topaz (substance) Topacio (substancia) 1.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Trav Travertin (substance) Travertine (substance) Travertino (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Turq Turquoise (substance) Turquoise (substance) Turquesa (substancia) 1.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01 tonne (1,000 kg)
U Uranium (métal) Uranium (metal) Uranio (metal) 5.E+04 5.E+03 5.E+02 5.E+01 tonne (1,000 kg)
V Vanadium (métal) Vanadium (metal) Vanadio (metal) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Vrm Vermiculite (substance) Vermiculite (substance) Vermiculita (substancia) 1.E+07 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
W Wolfram (WO3) Wolfram (WO3) Wolframio (WO3) 5.E+04 5.E+03 5.E+02 5.E+01 tonne (1,000 kg)
Wol Wollastonite (substance) Wollastonite (substance) Wolastonita (substancia) 5.E+06 5.E+05 5.E+04 5.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Y Yttrium (Y2O3) Yttrium (Y2O3) Ytrio (Y2O3) 3.E+05 3.E+04 3.E+03 3.E+02 tonne (1,000 kg)
Zlt Zéolites (substance) Zeolites (substance) Zeolitas (substancia) 1.E+06 2.E+05 5.E+04 1.E+04 tonne (1,000 kg)
Zn Zinc (métal) Zinc (metal) Zinc (metal) 2.E+06 2.E+05 2.E+04 2.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
Zr Zirconium (ZrO2) Zirconium (ZrO2) Circonio (ZrO2) 1.E+06 1.E+05 1.E+04 1.E+03 tonne (1,000 kg)
ZrGm Zircon, gemme (substance) Zircon, gemstone (substance) Circón, gema (substancia) 1.E+01 5.E+00 5.E-01 1.E-01

tonne (1,000 kg)

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Selected bibliography

Codes

Names and chemical symbols: approved by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. From the U.S. GPO Style Manual, 1984, p. 157.

Mineral names: after Kretz (1983), Mineralogical Society of America. In: Wallace R. Hansen (1991): Suggestions to Authors of the Reports of the United States Geological Survey - Seventh Edition. U.S. Government Printing Office, p. 99 & 108.

Ore deposit size

Beattie M. and Vorster C.J. (1995). - 2328 Pietersburg Sheet, 1:250,000-scale Metallogenic series. Geological Survey of South Africa, Council for Geoscience (Ed.).

 Béziat P. and Bornuat M., with the collaboration of Ph. Gentilhomme, Ch. Huijbregts and P.M. Thibaut (1995), Minerals map of Metropolitan France, 1:1,000,000 scale, Situation 1993-1994, Explanatory Notes. Ministry of Industry (France) and BRGM-Service Minier National (Eds.), 102 p. In French.

 Mineral Deposits Map of France (1985), 1:500,000 scale, 8 sheets. BRGM-Service Géologique National (Ed.). In French.

 International Mineral Deposits Map of Africa (1991), 1:5,000,000 scale, Sheet 1. Commission for the Geological Map of the World and Unesco (Eds.). In French.

 Metallogenic Map of Europe and surrounding countries (1968-1982), 1:2,500,000 scale, 9 sheets,. Unesco and BRGM (Eds.). In French.

 Martin F.C. (1983). - Metallogenic Map of South America, 1:5,000,000 scale, Explanatory Notes. Commission for the Geological Map of the World, Ministry of Energy & Mines (Venezuela) and Unesco (Eds.), 89 p. In French

 Mineral Deposits Map of Canada (1995), 1:6,000,000 scale. In: Eckstrand O.R., Sinclair W.D. and Thorpe R.I. (Eds.), Geology of Canadian Mineral Deposit Types. Geology of Canada, Geological Survey of Canada, v. 8, 640 p.

North American Metallogenic Map Commitee (1981), Preliminary Metallogenic Map of North America, 1:5,000,000 scale. U.S. Geological Survey, Washington, D.C.