This map layer shows for 2016 the countries' reserves of selected, often conflict-relevant mineral resources (bauxite, cobalt, iron ore, gold, coal, copper, rare earths, silver, tantalum, uranium, tungsten, tin) classified according to the occurrence of these resources.
Example of how to read the map:
In 2016, Brazil had deposits of 12 of the 12 metals mentioned above (bauxite, cobalt, iron ore, gold, coal, copper, rare earths, silver, tantalum, uranium, tungsten, tin).
bmnt - Austrian Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism
In the annual publication "WORLD MINING DATA", the production of 63 mineral resources in 169 countries is pooled and statistically processed. It presents detailed information as tables on the production of the 63 minerals (broken down by continents, groups of countries, development status, per capita income, economic blocs, political stability, largest producers, etc.) and the resource production according to producing countries.