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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A hard grey lustrous metallic element that is able to resist corrosion.

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  • Mining tantalum, which is used for cell phones, is a surface activity that can spread out and cause a big impact.
  • Some suppliers say prices could increase if there is an increase in raw materials such as tantalum ore.
  • Forget Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds - the next big crackdown will be on "blood minerals" such as tantalum, cobalt and tungsten.
  • Minerals such as tantalum, some of which comes from war-torn Congo, are used in mobile phones, computers and other electronic gadgets. for more
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