Beryllium—A critical mineral commodity—Resources, production, and supply chain

Online link http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163081
Description Beryllium is a lightweight metallic element used in a wide variety of specialty and industrial applications. As a function of its unique chemical and physical properties, such as a high stiffness-to-weight ratio, resistance to temperature extremes, and hi
Originators Lederer, Graham W.; Foley, Nora K.; Jaskula, Brian W.; and Ayuso, Robert A.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016-3081