Extension database VI: Precious metals

Process nameCountryTypeData source

Cerium
primary production, ore mining and processing, electrolysis;
production mix, at plant;
6.77 g/cm3, 140.12 g/mol

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Cerium oxide
primary production;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 7,3 g·cm-3, molar mass: 172,11 g·mol-1

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Erbium
primary production, ore mining and processing, electrolysis;
production mix, at plant;
9.05 g/cm3, 167.26 g/mol

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Europium
primary production, ore mining and processing, electrolysis;
production mix, at plant;
5.25 g/cm3, 151.96 g/mol

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Europium oxide (Bayan Obo mine; Mongolia) via calcination
primary production;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 7,42 g·cm-3, molar mass: 351,92 g·mol-1

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Gadolinium
primary production, ore mining and processing, electrolysis;
production mix, at plant;
7.89 g/cm3, 157.25 g/mol

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Gadolinium oxide
primary production;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 7,41 g·cm-3, molar mass: 362,49 g·mol-1

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Gold
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 19,32 g/cm3 (measured, 20 °C), molar mass: 196,966569(5) g/mol, electrical conductivity: 45,5 E06 A/(V · m)

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Gold (primary)
primary route, underground mining, underground mining and leaching;
production mix, at plant;
19.32 g/cm3, 196.97 g/mol

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Gold mix (primary, copper and recycling route)
primary and copper anode sludge route as well as recycling, underground mining;
production mix, at plant;
19.32 g/cm3, 196.97 g/mol

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Holmium
primary production, ore mining and processing, electrolysis;
production mix, at plant;
8.78 g/cm3, 164.93 g/mol

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Lanthanum
primary production, ore mining and processing, electrolysis;
production mix, at plant;
6.16 g/cm3, 138.9 g/mol

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Lanthanum oxide
primary production;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 6,51 g·cm-3, molar mass: 325,81 g·mol-1

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Lutetium
primary production, ore mining and processing, electrolysis;
production mix, at plant;
9.84 g/cm3, 174.97 g/mol

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Palladium mix
primary production;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 11,99 g/cm3, molar mass: 106,42 g/mol

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Platinum mix
primary production;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density. 21,45 g/cm3 (20 °C), molar mass: 195,084 g/mol, electrical conductivity: 9,43 E06 A/(V · m)

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Praseodymium
primary production;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 6,475 g/cm3 , molar mass: 140,9 g/mol

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Praseodymium oxide
primary production;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 6,9 g·cm-3, molar mass: 329,81 g·mol-1

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Rhodium mix
primary production;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 12,38 g/cm3 (20 °C), molar mass: 102,9 g/mol

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Samarium
primary production, ore mining and processing, electrolysis;
production mix, at plant;
7.54 g/cm3, 150.36 g/mol

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Samarium oxide
primary production;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 8,347 g·cm-3, molar mass: 348,72 g·mol-1

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Silver
roasting, electric furnaces, anode casting, refinery;
production mix, at plant;
10.49 g/cm3, 107.89 g/mol

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Silver
ore extraction, roasting, shaft furnace, refinery;
production mix, at plant;
10.49 g/cm3, 107.89 g/mol

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Silver mix
from electrolysis;
consumption mix, to consumer;
solid, density: 10.49 g·cm-3, molar mass: 107.86 g/mol

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Terbium oxide
primary production;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 7,91 g·cm-3, molar mass: 365,85 g·mol-1

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Thulium
primary production, ore mining and processing, electrolysis;
production mix, at plant;
9.32 g/cm3, 168.93 g/mol

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Ytterbium
primary production, ore mining and processing, electrolysis;
production mix, at plant;
6.97 g/cm3, 173.04 g/mol

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Yttrium
primary production, ore mining and processing, electrolysis;
production mix, at plant;
4.47 g/cm3, 88.9 g/mol

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