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Strontium

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Strontium was most predominantly used in the production of cathode ray tubes in color televisions - however, the use of CRTs has diminished. Strontium is also used as a color agent for fireworks and in toothpastes for sensitive teeth.


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Properties of StrontiumHide

Atomic Number:
38
Atomic Weight:
87.62(1)
Melting Point:
1050 K (1323°C, 1430°F)
Boiling Point:
1655 K (1928°C, 2519°F)
Density:
2.63 g/cm3

Other Commodities associated with Strontium *Hide

CommodityAssociated LocalitiesTotal Localities% Association (commodity)% Association (Strontium)
Manganese21,7700.11% of all Manganese deposits have Strontium.10.00% of all Strontium deposits have Manganese.
Mercury21,0440.19% of all Mercury deposits have Strontium.10.00% of all Strontium deposits have Mercury.
Zinc14,2300.02% of all Zinc deposits have Strontium.5.00% of all Strontium deposits have Zinc.
Salt11780.56% of all Salt deposits have Strontium.5.00% of all Strontium deposits have Salt.
Barite (Barytes)19220.11% of all Barite (Barytes) deposits have Strontium.5.00% of all Strontium deposits have Barite (Barytes).
Phosphate Rock11,1730.09% of all Phosphate Rock deposits have Strontium.5.00% of all Strontium deposits have Phosphate Rock.
Copper19,1900.01% of all Copper deposits have Strontium.5.00% of all Strontium deposits have Copper.
Lead17,2670.01% of all Lead deposits have Strontium.5.00% of all Strontium deposits have Lead.
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on mindat.org

Important ores of StrontiumHide

Companies producing StrontiumHide

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Deposits of StrontiumHide

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

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates.
Canada
 
  • Nova Scotia
    • Cape Breton Co.
Kazakhstan
 
  • Mangystau Region
    • Munaily
Intercontinental Mining
Mauritania
 
  • Adrar Region
    • Atar
  • Tiris Zemmour Region
    • F'dérik
USA
 
  • California
    • San Benito Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • San Benito
  • Montana
    • Lewis and Clark Co.
    • Madison Co.
  • Nevada
    • Esmeralda Co.
      • Red Mountain Mining District
  • Tennessee
    • Fentress Co.
      • Buffalo Cove
    • Overton Co.
    • Warren Co.
  • Wyoming
    • Albany Co.
      • Medicine Bow Mts
        • Keystone Mining District - Douglas Creek Mining District
 
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