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Rubidium is produced as a byproduct.

Rubidium can be used in fireworks, in polarizing 3He, and in atomic clocks.
Proposed uses for rubidium are in vapor turbines, vacuum tubes, photocells, thermoelectric generators, and more.

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Properties of RubidiumHide

Atomic Number:
Atomic Weight:
Melting Point:
312 K (585°C, 101°F)
Boiling Point:
961 K (1234°C, 1270°F)
1.53 g/cm3

Other Commodities associated with Rubidium *Hide

CommodityAssociated LocalitiesTotal Localities% Association (commodity)% Association (Rubidium)
Caesium2922.22% of all Caesium deposits have Rubidium.100.00% of all Rubidium deposits have Caesium.
Lithium2902.22% of all Lithium deposits have Rubidium.100.00% of all Rubidium deposits have Lithium.
Tantalum2902.22% of all Tantalum deposits have Rubidium.100.00% of all Rubidium deposits have Tantalum.
Feldspar11,2340.08% of all Feldspar deposits have Rubidium.50.00% of all Rubidium deposits have Feldspar.
Silica17200.14% of all Silica deposits have Rubidium.50.00% of all Rubidium deposits have Silica.
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on mindat.org

Companies producing RubidiumHide

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Deposits of RubidiumHide

This map shows a selection of deposits that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

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  • Ontario
    • Kenora District
      • Pickle Lake area
Avalon Advanced Materials Inc.
Avalon Advanced Materials Inc.
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