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Coal Fast Facts

Coal is used in the generation of electricity and in the steel making process.

Clay Fast Facts

Clay is used in ceramic products such as tiles, blocks and ornaments.

Aluminium Fast Facts

Aluminium is found in over 270 different minerals with the main ore of aluminium being bauxite.

Phosphate Fast Facts

Phosphate is mined to obtain phosphorus for use in agriculture and industry.

Sapphire Fast Facts

Sapphire is coloured depending on the trace amounts of other elements such as iron, titanium or chromium.

Silver Fast Facts

Silver is used in electronic and electrical components, mirrors, electroplate, batteries, medicine and glassmaking.