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

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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