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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 ;
6.77 g/cm3, 140.12 g/mol, RE95%

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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

CNaggSphera

Europium oxide (Bayan Obo mine; Mongolia) via calcination
primary production ;
production mix, at plant ;
solid, density: 7,42 g·cm−3, molar mass: 351,9...

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

CNaggSphera

Gadolinium oxide
primary production ;
production mix, at plant ;
solid, density: 7,41 g·cm−3, molar mass: 362,4...

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Gold
technology mix ;
production mix, at plant ;
solid, density: 19,32 g/cm3 (measured, 20 °C),...

SEaggSphera

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

GLOaggSphera

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

GLOp-aggSphera

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

CNaggSphera

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

CNaggSphera

Lanthanum oxide
primary production ;
production mix, at plant ;
solid, density: 6,51 g·cm−3, molar mass: 325,8...

CNaggSphera

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

CNaggSphera

Palladium mix
primary production ;
production mix, at plant ;
solid, density: 11,99 g/cm3, molar mass: 106,4...

GLOaggSphera

Platinum mix
primary production ;
production mix, at plant ;
solid, density. 21,45 g/cm3 (20 °C), molar mas...

GLOaggSphera

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

CNaggSphera

Praseodymium oxide
primary production ;
production mix, at plant ;
RE95%

CNaggSphera

Rhodium mix
primary production ;
production mix, at plant ;
solid, density: 12,38 g/cm3 (20 °C), molar mas...

GLOaggSphera

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

CNaggSphera

Samarium oxide
primary production ;
production mix, at plant ;
RE95%

CNaggSphera

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

SEaggSphera

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

RNAaggSphera

Silver mix
from electrolysis ;
consumption mix, to consumer ;
solid, density: 10.49 g·cm−3, molar mass: ...

GLOaggSphera

Terbium oxide
primary production ;
production mix, at plant ;
solid, density: 7,91 g·cm−3, molar mass: 365,8...

CNaggSphera

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

CNaggSphera

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

CNaggSphera

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

CNaggSphera