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phosphate rock

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phosphorite more like this
definition Any rock that contains one or more phosphatic minerals of sufficient purity and quantity to permit its commercial use as a source of phosphatic compounds or elemental phosphorus. About 90% of the world's production is sedimentary phosphate rock, or phosphorite; the remainder is igneous rock rich in apatite. more like this
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source Based on Neuendorf et al, 2009 (AGI glossary). more like this
broader industrial rock
narrower phosphate rock
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is primary topic of phosphate rock