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October 1, 2017
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Industrial minerals refer to minerals or rocks that are important for technical processes and industrial applications. Gypsum and salt are two well-known industrial minerals, which are currently mined in Switzerland and used on a large industrial scale. Because of their importance, their datasets are presented separately in This dataset shows all the remaining industrial mineral deposits in Switzerland that are currently not being mined. It is part of the Resources Information System of the Georesources Switzerland Group, a database of mineral resources in Switzerland.



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