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Published on May 26, 2022 in International Network

Tantalite, or coltan, is a key component in the building of electronic capacitors, which without this mineral, many electronic devices around the world would stop.

In particular, Tantalum is used in:



•Mobile Phones





In addition to this, when alloyed with other metals, tantalum is used in fabricating carbide tools for metalworking equipment, jet engine components, chemical process equipment, nuclear reactors and missile parts and is widely used in automotive electronics such as anti-lock braking systems (ABS), navigation systems, wheel traction control, airbag inflation, engine management and fuel economy.