United States Natural resources

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Natural resources: coal, copper, lead, molybdenum, phosphates, rare earth elements, uranium, bauxite, gold, iron, mercury, nickel, potash, silver, tungsten, zinc, petroleum, natural gas, timber
note: the US has the world's largest coal reserves with 491 billion short tons accounting for 27% of the world's total

Definition: This entry lists a country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on June 30, 2015

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