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Thallium is commercially produced as a byproduct of refining heavy metal sulfide ores. The primary use of thallium is in the electronics industry, but it also has application in the pharmaceutical industry and glass manufacturing.

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Properties of ThalliumHide

Atomic Number:
Atomic Weight:
Melting Point:
577 K (850°C, 578°F)
Boiling Point:
1746 K (2019°C, 2683°F)
11.85 g/cm3

Other Commodities associated with Thallium *Hide

CommodityAssociated LocalitiesTotal Localities% Association (commodity)% Association (Thallium)
Antimony28750.23% of all Antimony deposits have Thallium.66.67% of all Thallium deposits have Antimony.
Copper27,9410.03% of all Copper deposits have Thallium.66.67% of all Thallium deposits have Copper.
Gold220,2460.01% of all Gold deposits have Thallium.66.67% of all Thallium deposits have Gold.
Mercury29530.21% of all Mercury deposits have Thallium.66.67% of all Thallium deposits have Mercury.
Silver29,1780.02% of all Silver deposits have Thallium.66.67% of all Thallium deposits have Silver.
Tungsten21,3660.15% of all Tungsten deposits have Thallium.66.67% of all Thallium deposits have Tungsten.
Zinc23,7860.05% of all Zinc deposits have Thallium.66.67% of all Thallium deposits have Zinc.
Bismuth12600.38% of all Bismuth deposits have Thallium.33.33% of all Thallium deposits have Bismuth.
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on mindat.org

Companies producing ThalliumHide

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Deposits of ThalliumHide

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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  • Guangdong
    • Shaoguan
      • Renhua Co.
Zhongjing Lingnan Nonferrous Metals Data
  • Nevada
    • Eureka Co.
      • Buckhorn District
  • Oregon
    • Josephine Co.
      • Waldo District
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