About Mn

About mn

Manganese is a little-known element other than to a small circle of technical specialists who are predominantly metallurgists and chemists. Yet it is the fourth most used metal in terms of tonnage, being ranked behind iron, aluminum and copper, with in the order of 46 million tons of ore being mined annually (2008).

Introduction

Introduction

Manganese has numerous applications which impact on our daily lives as consumers, whether it be of objects made of steel,...

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History

History

The first utilization of manganese can be traced back to the Stone Age. Men were already using manganese dioxide as...

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Reserves

Reserves

Manganese is the twelfth most abundant element in the earths crust. Nevertheless it is only rarely found in concentrations high...

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Production

Production

Total world production of manganese alloys reached 17.7 million metric tons (mt) in 2011, rising to satisfy demand from steel...

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Applications

Applications

Industrial and Metallurgical: Manganese and Steelmaking Steel is basically an alloy of iron and carbon, consisting of an iron phase...

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Mn Publications

Mn Publications

Production of Manganese Ferroalloys By Sverre E. Olsen, Merete Tangstad & Tor Lindstad. Order form here

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