Most people don’t realize how their daily lives and standard of living are impacted by the minerals mined right here in Arizona. The minerals play an important role in enhancing our quality of life, boosting the economy and so much more.
Every day, people use minerals in numerous ways, which helps support various industries that bring these products to market and that keep our citizens healthy and our economy competitive. Items such as cell phones, laptops, cars, buildings, lifesaving medical devices and equipment used in national defense systems – all come from minerals.
To learn more about how mining supports the quality of life please visit www.mineralsmakelife.org
|Mining Education Links|
|Mineral Information Institute: Free K-12 Resources|
|National Energy Foundation|
|University of Arizona, College of Engineering|