Mining in the United Kingdom produces a wide variety of fossil fuels, metals, and industrial minerals due to its complex geology. In 2013, there were over 2,000 active mines, quarries, and offshore drilling sites on the continental land mass of the United Kingdom producing £34bn of minerals and employing 36,000 people.
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Metallic minerals extracted from the UK also include metals such as copper, gold, silver and iron ore, etc, and industrial aggregates used for concrete and gravel in construction and road building.
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Mined annual production of iron ore is some 2,300 million tonnes, which means the U.S. has been using far less iron ore per capita than the rest of the world.
Please note that final production figures for 2018 for industrial minerals are not yet available. Industrial minerals include a number of raw materials used in specialised processes, with notable production in the UK of the followingfootnote 21.
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