Metals

Metal mining is the process of hauling out metal deposits from underneath the earth crust. Mining of metals involve three processes-they are blasting, hauling and processing. The metals that are found on the top are very less or they really don't exist, so this process of extracting metals from under the earth surface is very essential. This technique of hauling out metals involves lots of new methods and it can be seen that many new techniques keep brimming every now and then. The mining of metal can be dated back to early century and it has been passing on meritoriously over the past years so that we meet our day to day needs of the desired material usage starting from equipments we use to ornaments we wear. Metal mining offers the miners a wonderful mining experience.

Metals are listed starting from the softest of the metals aluminium to the most resistant of the metals Zinc. Metal mining has been a human activity since prehistoric times. Levels of metal recycling are generally low. Unless and until recycling rates are stepped up, the availability of some metals may become rare. Due to the low recycling rates, some landfills contain higher concentrations of metal than mines on the mining themselves. Many national economics depend on mineral and metal mining. Metals have a wide range of uses and extraction of metal increases as market demands grow.


Aluminium

Symbol: Al


Beryllium

Symbol: be


Chromium

Symbol: Cr


Copper

Symbol: Cu


Iridium

Symbol: Ir


Lead

Symbol: Pb


Magnesium

Symbol: Mg


Mercury

Symbol: Hg


Nickel

Symbol: Ni


Niobium

Symbol: Nb


Platinum

Symbol: Pt


Silver

Symbol: Ag


Tantalum

Symbol: Ta


Tungsten

Symbol: W


Vanadium

Symbol: V


Zinc

Symbol: Zn


Sodium

Symbol: Na


Potassium

Symbol: K


Rubidium

Symbol: Rb


Caesium

Symbol: Cs


Francium

Symbol: Fr


Calcium

Symbol: Ca


Strontium

Symbol: Sr


Barium

Symbol: Ba


Radium

Symbol: Ra


Molybdenum

Symbol: Mo


Cadmium

Symbol: Cd


Scandium

Symbol: Sc


Titanium

Symbol: Ti


Iron

Symbol: Fe


Cobalt

Symbol: Co


Yttrium

Symbol: Y


Zirconium

Symbol: Zr


Technetium

Symbol: Tc


Ruthenium

Symbol: Ru


Rhodium

Symbol: Rh


Hafnium

Symbol: Hf


Rhenium

Symbol: Re


Osmium

Symbol: Os