Did you know? Only 3 other metals have higher melting points than tantalum metal (3,017ºC): osmium (3,033ºC), rhenium (3,186ºC), and tungsten (3,422ºC). Discover this and many other facts about tantalum in the first “mineral commodity spotlight” that the International Raw Materials Observatory has recently released in partnership with the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the US Geological Survey (USGS). The factsheet presents key information about the geological occurrence of tantalum, world production and consumption rates, as well as a couple of fun facts.

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