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Global mercury supply

Global mercury supply

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Uploaded 01 Oct 2013 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2013
From collection: Mercury - Time to act
Author: GRID-Arendal
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Artisanal and small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) is the largest sector of demand for mercury, using it to separate the metal from the ore. Though mercury mining and by-products were very high in the eighties, since then, mining practices have reduced and recycling is on the rise.
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