Shift in Global Tantalum Mine Production, 2000–2014
Global Tantalum Mine Production. The estimated annual mine produc-tion of tantalum contained in tantalum and tin concentrates for 2000 –2014 is,and Thailand. Most of this production is a byproduct of the mining and smelting of cassiterite, an ore mineral for tin,Mineral resource of Thailand,A number of mineral deposits have been found in Thailand. Among them tin, tungsten, niobium, tantalum, lead, zinc, gold, iron and stibnite are the most important metallic minerals. Whereas feldspar, clay minerals, fluorite, barite, potash and rocksalt are also most important non-metallic minerals.New name: H.C. Starck Tantalum & Niobium becomes TANIOBIS,Apr 22, 2020· A subsidiary of JX Nippon Mining & Metals, TANIOBIS produces high-quality materials, powders, and alloys based on tantalum and niobium. The branches and production sites in Germany (Goslar, Laufenburg), Japan (Tokyo, Mito), Thailand (Map Ta Phut) and the U.S. (Needham, MA) will continue to operate.