INFOGRAPHIC: locating the world's minerals and mines

Using Newscientist's latest infographic and InfoMine's mine 'mapper', one is able to get a nice overview of the types of minerals and mines out there and where they can be found.

Do you know which country holds the largest percentage of global copper? Platinum? Chromium? What about hafnium?

Where The Minerals Are


For a nice compliment to the minerals map, play around with InfoMine's MapMine Mapper. The mapper will display the mines of the world, categorizing them by stage of development. Check out the 'Featured Properties' to learn about specific mines in different regions of the globe.


Sources:; InfoMine