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AfghanistanAfghanistan natural gas, petroleum, coal, copper, chromite, talc, barites, sulfur, lead, zinc, iron ore, salt, precious and semiprecious stones
AlbaniaAlbania petroleum, natural gas, coal, chromium, copper, timber, nickel, hydropower
AlgeriaAlgeria petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, phosphates, uranium, lead, zinc
American SamoaAmerican Samoa pumice, pumicite
AndorraAndorra hydropower, mineral water, timber, iron ore, lead
AngolaAngola petroleum, diamonds, iron ore, phosphates, copper, feldspar, gold, bauxite, uranium
AnguillaAnguilla salt, fish, lobster
AntarcticaAntarctica iron ore, chromium, copper, gold, nickel, platinum and other minerals, and coal and hydrocarbons have been found in small uncommercial quantities; none presently exploited; krill, finfish, and crab have been taken by commercial fisheries
Antigua and BarbudaAntigua and Barbuda NEGL; pleasant climate fosters tourism
Arctic OceanArctic Ocean sand and gravel aggregates, placer deposits, polymetallic nodules, oil and gas fields, fish, marine mammals (seals and whales)
ArgentinaArgentina fertile plains of the Pampas, lead, zinc, tin, copper, iron ore, manganese, petroleum, uranium
ArmeniaArmenia small deposits of gold, copper, molybdenum, zinc, alumina
ArubaAruba NEGL; white sandy beaches
Ashmore and Cartier IslandsAshmore and Cartier Islands fish
Atlantic OceanAtlantic Ocean oil and gas fields, fish, marine mammals (seals and whales), sand and gravel aggregates, placer deposits, polymetallic nodules, precious stones
AustraliaAustralia bauxite, coal, iron ore, copper, tin, gold, silver, uranium, nickel, tungsten, mineral sands, lead, zinc, diamonds, natural gas, petroleum
AustriaAustria iron ore, oil, timber, magnesite, lead, coal, lignite, copper, hydropower
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, nonferrous metals, alumina
Bahamas, TheBahamas, The salt, aragonite, timber, arable land
BahrainBahrain oil, associated and nonassociated natural gas, fish, pearls
Baker IslandBaker Island guano (deposits worked until 1891), terrestrial and aquatic wildlife
BangladeshBangladesh natural gas, arable land, timber, coal
BarbadosBarbados petroleum, fish, natural gas
Bassas da IndiaBassas da India none
BelarusBelarus forests, peat deposits, small quantities of oil and natural gas, granite, dolomitic limestone, marl, chalk, sand, gravel, clay
BelgiumBelgium coal, natural gas
BelizeBelize arable land potential, timber, fish, hydropower
BeninBenin small offshore oil deposits, limestone, marble, timber
BermudaBermuda limestone, pleasant climate fostering tourism
BhutanBhutan timber, hydropower, gypsum, calcium carbide
BoliviaBolivia tin, natural gas, petroleum, zinc, tungsten, antimony, silver, iron, lead, gold, timber, hydropower
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina coal, iron, bauxite, manganese, forests, copper, chromium, lead, zinc, hydropower
BotswanaBotswana diamonds, copper, nickel, salt, soda ash, potash, coal, iron ore, silver
Bouvet IslandBouvet Island none
BrazilBrazil bauxite, gold, iron ore, manganese, nickel, phosphates, platinum, tin, uranium, petroleum, hydropower, timber
British Indian Ocean TerritoryBritish Indian Ocean Territory coconuts, fish, sugarcane
British Virgin IslandsBritish Virgin Islands NEGL
BruneiBrunei petroleum, natural gas, timber
BulgariaBulgaria bauxite, copper, lead, zinc, coal, timber, arable land
Burkina FasoBurkina Faso manganese, limestone, marble; small deposits of gold, antimony, copper, nickel, bauxite, lead, phosphates, zinc, silver
BurmaBurma petroleum, timber, tin, antimony, zinc, copper, tungsten, lead, coal, some marble, limestone, precious stones, natural gas, hydropower
BurundiBurundi nickel, uranium, rare earth oxides, peat, cobalt, copper, platinum (not yet exploited), vanadium, arable land, hydropower
CambodiaCambodia timber, gemstones, some iron ore, manganese, phosphates, hydropower potential
CameroonCameroon petroleum, bauxite, iron ore, timber, hydropower
CanadaCanada iron ore, nickel, zinc, copper, gold, lead, molybdenum, potash, diamonds, silver, fish, timber, wildlife, coal, petroleum, natural gas, hydropower
Cape VerdeCape Verde salt, basalt rock, limestone, kaolin, fish
Cayman IslandsCayman Islands fish, climate and beaches that foster tourism
Central African RepublicCentral African Republic diamonds, uranium, timber, gold, oil, hydropower
ChadChad petroleum (unexploited but exploration under way), uranium, natron, kaolin, fish (Lake Chad)
ChileChile copper, timber, iron ore, nitrates, precious metals, molybdenum, hydropower
ChinaChina coal, iron ore, petroleum, natural gas, mercury, tin, tungsten, antimony, manganese, molybdenum, vanadium, magnetite, aluminum, lead, zinc, uranium, hydropower potential (world's largest)
Christmas IslandChristmas Island phosphate, beaches
Clipperton IslandClipperton Island fish
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsCocos (Keeling) Islands fish
ColombiaColombia petroleum, natural gas, coal, iron ore, nickel, gold, copper, emeralds, hydropower
ComorosComoros NEGL
Congo, Democratic Republic of theCongo, Democratic Republic of the cobalt, copper, cadmium, petroleum, industrial and gem diamonds, gold, silver, zinc, manganese, tin, germanium, uranium, radium, bauxite, iron ore, coal, hydropower, timber
Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the petroleum, timber, potash, lead, zinc, uranium, copper, phosphates, natural gas, hydropower
Cook IslandsCook Islands NEGL
Coral Sea IslandsCoral Sea Islands NEGL
Costa RicaCosta Rica hydropower
Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire petroleum, natural gas, diamonds, manganese, iron ore, cobalt, bauxite, copper, hydropower
CroatiaCroatia oil, some coal, bauxite, low-grade iron ore, calcium, natural asphalt, silica, mica, clays, salt, hydropower
CubaCuba cobalt, nickel, iron ore, copper, manganese, salt, timber, silica, petroleum, arable land
CyprusCyprus copper, pyrites, asbestos, gypsum, timber, salt, marble, clay earth pigment
Czech RepublicCzech Republic hard coal, soft coal, kaolin, clay, graphite, timber
DenmarkDenmark petroleum, natural gas, fish, salt, limestone, stone, gravel and sand
DjiboutiDjibouti geothermal areas
DominicaDominica timber, hydropower, arable land
Dominican RepublicDominican Republic nickel, bauxite, gold, silver
East TimorEast Timor gold, petroleum, natural gas, manganese, marble
EcuadorEcuador petroleum, fish, timber, hydropower
EgyptEgypt petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, phosphates, manganese, limestone, gypsum, talc, asbestos, lead, zinc
El SalvadorEl Salvador hydropower, geothermal power, petroleum, arable land
Equatorial GuineaEquatorial Guinea oil, petroleum, timber, small unexploited deposits of gold, manganese, uranium, titanium, iron ore
EritreaEritrea gold, potash, zinc, copper, salt, possibly oil and natural gas, fish
EstoniaEstonia oil shale, peat, phosphorite, clay, limestone, sand, dolomite, arable land, sea mud
EthiopiaEthiopia small reserves of gold, platinum, copper, potash, natural gas, hydropower
Europa IslandEuropa Island NEGL
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) fish, squid, wildlife, calcified seaweed, sphagnum moss
Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands fish, whales, hydropower
FijiFiji timber, fish, gold, copper, offshore oil potential, hydropower
FinlandFinland timber, copper, zinc, iron ore, silver
FranceFrance coal, iron ore, bauxite, zinc, potash, timber, fish
French GuianaFrench Guiana bauxite, timber, gold (widely scattered), cinnabar, kaolin, fish
French PolynesiaFrench Polynesia timber, fish, cobalt, hydropower
French Southern and Antarctic LandsFrench Southern and Antarctic Lands fish, crayfish
GabonGabon petroleum, manganese, uranium, gold, timber, iron ore, hydropower
Gambia, TheGambia, The fish
Gaza StripGaza Strip arable land, natural gas
GeorgiaGeorgia forests, hydropower, manganese deposits, iron ore, copper, minor coal and oil deposits; coastal climate and soils allow for important tea and citrus growth
GermanyGermany iron ore, coal, potash, timber, lignite, uranium, copper, natural gas, salt, nickel, arable land
GhanaGhana gold, timber, industrial diamonds, bauxite, manganese, fish, rubber, hydropower
GibraltarGibraltar NEGL
Glorioso IslandsGlorioso Islands guano, coconuts
GreeceGreece bauxite, lignite, magnesite, petroleum, marble, hydropower potential
GreenlandGreenland zinc, lead, iron ore, coal, molybdenum, gold, platinum, uranium, fish, seals, whales, hydropower, possible oil and gas
GrenadaGrenada timber, tropical fruit, deepwater harbors
GuadeloupeGuadeloupe cultivable land, beaches and climate that foster tourism
GuamGuam fishing (largely undeveloped), tourism (especially from Japan)
GuatemalaGuatemala petroleum, nickel, rare woods, fish, chicle, hydropower
GuernseyGuernsey cropland
GuineaGuinea bauxite, iron ore, diamonds, gold, uranium, hydropower, fish
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau fish, timber, phosphates, bauxite, unexploited deposits of petroleum
GuyanaGuyana bauxite, gold, diamonds, hardwood timber, shrimp, fish
HaitiHaiti bauxite, copper, calcium carbonate, gold, marble, hydropower
Heard Island and McDonald IslandsHeard Island and McDonald Islands fish
Holy See (Vatican City)Holy See (Vatican City) none
HondurasHonduras timber, gold, silver, copper, lead, zinc, iron ore, antimony, coal, fish, hydropower
Hong KongHong Kong outstanding deepwater harbor, feldspar
Howland IslandHowland Island guano (deposits worked until late 1800s), terrestrial and aquatic wildlife
HungaryHungary bauxite, coal, natural gas, fertile soils, arable land
IcelandIceland fish, hydropower, geothermal power, diatomite
IndiaIndia coal (fourth-largest reserves in the world), iron ore, manganese, mica, bauxite, titanium ore, chromite, natural gas, diamonds, petroleum, limestone, arable land
Indian OceanIndian Ocean oil and gas fields, fish, shrimp, sand and gravel aggregates, placer deposits, polymetallic nodules
IndonesiaIndonesia petroleum, tin, natural gas, nickel, timber, bauxite, copper, fertile soils, coal, gold, silver
IranIran petroleum, natural gas, coal, chromium, copper, iron ore, lead, manganese, zinc, sulfur
IraqIraq petroleum, natural gas, phosphates, sulfur
IrelandIreland zinc, lead, natural gas, barite, copper, gypsum, limestone, dolomite, peat, silver
Isle of ManIsle of Man none
IsraelIsrael timber, potash, copper ore, natural gas, phosphate rock, magnesium bromide, clays, sand
ItalyItaly mercury, potash, marble, sulfur, natural gas and crude oil reserves, fish, coal, arable land
JamaicaJamaica bauxite, gypsum, limestone
Jan MayenJan Mayen none
JapanJapan negligible mineral resources, fish
Jarvis IslandJarvis Island guano (deposits worked until late 1800s), terrestrial and aquatic wildlife
JerseyJersey arable land
Johnston AtollJohnston Atoll guano deposits worked until depletion about 1890, terrestrial and aquatic wildlife
JordanJordan phosphates, potash, shale oil
Juan de Nova IslandJuan de Nova Island guano deposits and other fertilizers
KazakhstanKazakhstan major deposits of petroleum, natural gas, coal, iron ore, manganese, chrome ore, nickel, cobalt, copper, molybdenum, lead, zinc, bauxite, gold, uranium
KenyaKenya gold, limestone, soda ash, salt, rubies, fluorspar, garnets, wildlife, hydropower
Kingman ReefKingman Reef terrestrial and aquatic wildlife
KiribatiKiribati phosphate (production discontinued in 1979)
Korea, NorthKorea, North coal, lead, tungsten, zinc, graphite, magnesite, iron ore, copper, gold, pyrites, salt, fluorspar, hydropower
Korea, SouthKorea, South coal, tungsten, graphite, molybdenum, lead, hydropower potential
KuwaitKuwait petroleum, fish, shrimp, natural gas
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan abundant hydropower; significant deposits of gold and rare earth metals; locally exploitable coal, oil, and natural gas; other deposits of nepheline, mercury, bismuth, lead, and zinc
LaosLaos timber, hydropower, gypsum, tin, gold, gemstones
LatviaLatvia peat, limestone, dolomite, amber, hydropower, wood, arable land
LebanonLebanon limestone, iron ore, salt, water-surplus state in a water-deficit region, arable land
LesothoLesotho water, agricultural and grazing land, some diamonds and other minerals
LiberiaLiberia iron ore, timber, diamonds, gold, hydropower
LibyaLibya petroleum, natural gas, gypsum
LiechtensteinLiechtenstein hydroelectric potential, arable land
LithuaniaLithuania peat, arable land
LuxembourgLuxembourg iron ore (no longer exploited), arable land
MacauMacau NEGL
Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic ofMacedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of chromium, lead, zinc, manganese, tungsten, nickel, low-grade iron ore, asbestos, sulfur, timber, arable land
MadagascarMadagascar graphite, chromite, coal, bauxite, salt, quartz, tar sands, semiprecious stones, mica, fish, hydropower
MalawiMalawi limestone, arable land, hydropower, unexploited deposits of uranium, coal, and bauxite
MalaysiaMalaysia tin, petroleum, timber, copper, iron ore, natural gas, bauxite
MaldivesMaldives fish
MaliMali gold, phosphates, kaolin, salt, limestone, uranium, hydropower

note: bauxite, iron ore, manganese, tin, and copper deposits are known but not exploited
MaltaMalta limestone, salt, arable land
Marshall IslandsMarshall Islands coconut products, marine products, deep seabed minerals
MartiniqueMartinique coastal scenery and beaches, cultivable land
MauritaniaMauritania iron ore, gypsum, copper, phosphate, diamonds, gold, oil, fish
MauritiusMauritius arable land, fish
MayotteMayotte NEGL
MexicoMexico petroleum, silver, copper, gold, lead, zinc, natural gas, timber
Micronesia, Federated States ofMicronesia, Federated States of forests, marine products, deep-seabed minerals
Midway IslandsMidway Islands wildlife, terrestrial and aquatic
MoldovaMoldova lignite, phosphorites, gypsum, arable land, limestone
MonacoMonaco none
MongoliaMongolia oil, coal, copper, molybdenum, tungsten, phosphates, tin, nickel, zinc, wolfram, fluorspar, gold, silver, iron, phosphate
MontserratMontserrat NEGL
MoroccoMorocco phosphates, iron ore, manganese, lead, zinc, fish, salt
MozambiqueMozambique coal, titanium, natural gas, hydropower, tantalum, graphite
NamibiaNamibia diamonds, copper, uranium, gold, lead, tin, lithium, cadmium, zinc, salt, vanadium, natural gas, hydropower, fish

note: suspected deposits of oil, coal, and iron ore
NauruNauru phosphates, fish
Navassa IslandNavassa Island guano
NepalNepal quartz, water, timber, hydropower, scenic beauty, small deposits of lignite, copper, cobalt, iron ore
NetherlandsNetherlands natural gas, petroleum, arable land
Netherlands AntillesNetherlands Antilles phosphates (Curacao only), salt (Bonaire only)
New CaledoniaNew Caledonia nickel, chrome, iron, cobalt, manganese, silver, gold, lead, copper
New ZealandNew Zealand natural gas, iron ore, sand, coal, timber, hydropower, gold, limestone
NicaraguaNicaragua gold, silver, copper, tungsten, lead, zinc, timber, fish
NigerNiger uranium, coal, iron ore, tin, phosphates, gold, petroleum
NigeriaNigeria natural gas, petroleum, tin, columbite, iron ore, coal, limestone, lead, zinc, arable land
NiueNiue fish, arable land
Norfolk IslandNorfolk Island fish
Northern Mariana IslandsNorthern Mariana Islands arable land, fish
NorwayNorway petroleum, copper, natural gas, pyrites, nickel, iron ore, zinc, lead, fish, timber, hydropower
OmanOman petroleum, copper, asbestos, some marble, limestone, chromium, gypsum, natural gas
Pacific OceanPacific Ocean oil and gas fields, polymetallic nodules, sand and gravel aggregates, placer deposits, fish
PakistanPakistan land, extensive natural gas reserves, limited petroleum, poor quality coal, iron ore, copper, salt, limestone
PalauPalau forests, minerals (especially gold), marine products, deep-seabed minerals
Palmyra AtollPalmyra Atoll terrestrial and aquatic wildlife
PanamaPanama copper, mahogany forests, shrimp, hydropower
Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea gold, copper, silver, natural gas, timber, oil, fisheries
Paracel IslandsParacel Islands none
ParaguayParaguay hydropower, timber, iron ore, manganese, limestone
PeruPeru copper, silver, gold, petroleum, timber, fish, iron ore, coal, phosphate, potash, hydropower, natural gas
PhilippinesPhilippines timber, petroleum, nickel, cobalt, silver, gold, salt, copper
Pitcairn IslandsPitcairn Islands miro trees (used for handicrafts), fish

note: manganese, iron, copper, gold, silver, and zinc have been discovered offshore
PolandPoland coal, sulfur, copper, natural gas, silver, lead, salt, amber, arable land
PortugalPortugal fish, forests (cork), tungsten, iron ore, uranium ore, marble, arable land, hydropower
Puerto RicoPuerto Rico some copper and nickel; potential for onshore and offshore oil
QatarQatar petroleum, natural gas, fish
ReunionReunion fish, arable land, hydropower
RomaniaRomania petroleum (reserves declining), timber, natural gas, coal, iron ore, salt, arable land, hydropower
RussiaRussia wide natural resource base including major deposits of oil, natural gas, coal, and many strategic minerals, timber

note: formidable obstacles of climate, terrain, and distance hinder exploitation of natural resources
RwandaRwanda gold, cassiterite (tin ore), wolframite (tungsten ore), methane, hydropower, arable land
Saint HelenaSaint Helena fish
Saint Kitts and NevisSaint Kitts and Nevis arable land
Saint LuciaSaint Lucia forests, sandy beaches, minerals (pumice), mineral springs, geothermal potential
Saint Pierre and MiquelonSaint Pierre and Miquelon fish, deepwater ports
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSaint Vincent and the Grenadines hydropower, cropland
SamoaSamoa hardwood forests, fish, hydropower
San MarinoSan Marino building stone
Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome and Principe fish, hydropower
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, gold, copper
SenegalSenegal fish, phosphates, iron ore
Serbia and MontenegroSerbia and Montenegro oil, gas, coal, antimony, copper, lead, zinc, nickel, gold, pyrite, chrome, hydropower, arable land
SeychellesSeychelles fish, copra, cinnamon trees
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone diamonds, titanium ore, bauxite, iron ore, gold, chromite
SingaporeSingapore fish, deepwater ports
SlovakiaSlovakia brown coal and lignite; small amounts of iron ore, copper and manganese ore; salt; arable land
SloveniaSlovenia lignite coal, lead, zinc, mercury, uranium, silver, hydropower, forests
Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands fish, forests, gold, bauxite, phosphates, lead, zinc, nickel
SomaliaSomalia uranium and largely unexploited reserves of iron ore, tin, gypsum, bauxite, copper, salt, natural gas, likely oil reserves
South AfricaSouth Africa gold, chromium, antimony, coal, iron ore, manganese, nickel, phosphates, tin, uranium, gem diamonds, platinum, copper, vanadium, salt, natural gas
South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsSouth Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands fish
Southern OceanSouthern Ocean probable large and possible giant oil and gas fields on the continental margin, manganese nodules, possible placer deposits, sand and gravel, fresh water as icebergs; squid, whales, and seals - none exploited; krill, fishes
SpainSpain coal, lignite, iron ore, uranium, mercury, pyrites, fluorspar, gypsum, zinc, lead, tungsten, copper, kaolin, potash, hydropower, arable land
Spratly IslandsSpratly Islands fish, guano, undetermined oil and natural gas potential
Sri LankaSri Lanka limestone, graphite, mineral sands, gems, phosphates, clay, hydropower
SudanSudan petroleum; small reserves of iron ore, copper, chromium ore, zinc, tungsten, mica, silver, gold, hydropower
SurinameSuriname timber, hydropower, fish, kaolin, shrimp, bauxite, gold, and small amounts of nickel, copper, platinum, iron ore
SvalbardSvalbard coal, copper, iron ore, phosphate, zinc, wildlife, fish
SwazilandSwaziland asbestos, coal, clay, cassiterite, hydropower, forests, small gold and diamond deposits, quarry stone, and talc
SwedenSweden zinc, iron ore, lead, copper, silver, timber, uranium, hydropower
SwitzerlandSwitzerland hydropower potential, timber, salt
SyriaSyria petroleum, phosphates, chrome and manganese ores, asphalt, iron ore, rock salt, marble, gypsum, hydropower
TaiwanTaiwan small deposits of coal, natural gas, limestone, marble, and asbestos
TajikistanTajikistan hydropower, some petroleum, uranium, mercury, brown coal, lead, zinc, antimony, tungsten, silver, gold
TanzaniaTanzania hydropower, tin, phosphates, iron ore, coal, diamonds, gemstones, gold, natural gas, nickel
ThailandThailand tin, rubber, natural gas, tungsten, tantalum, timber, lead, fish, gypsum, lignite, fluorite, arable land
TogoTogo phosphates, limestone, marble, arable land
TokelauTokelau NEGL
TongaTonga fish, fertile soil
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago petroleum, natural gas, asphalt
Tromelin IslandTromelin Island fish
TunisiaTunisia petroleum, phosphates, iron ore, lead, zinc, salt
TurkeyTurkey antimony, coal, chromium, mercury, copper, borate, sulfur, iron ore, arable land, hydropower
TurkmenistanTurkmenistan petroleum, natural gas, coal, sulfur, salt
Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks and Caicos Islands spiny lobster, conch
TuvaluTuvalu fish
UgandaUganda copper, cobalt, hydropower, limestone, salt, arable land
UkraineUkraine iron ore, coal, manganese, natural gas, oil, salt, sulfur, graphite, titanium, magnesium, kaolin, nickel, mercury, timber, arable land
United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates petroleum, natural gas
United KingdomUnited Kingdom coal, petroleum, natural gas, tin, limestone, iron ore, salt, clay, chalk, gypsum, lead, silica, arable land
United StatesUnited States coal, copper, lead, molybdenum, phosphates, uranium, bauxite, gold, iron, mercury, nickel, potash, silver, tungsten, zinc, petroleum, natural gas, timber
UruguayUruguay arable land, hydropower, minor minerals, fisheries
UzbekistanUzbekistan natural gas, petroleum, coal, gold, uranium, silver, copper, lead and zinc, tungsten, molybdenum
VanuatuVanuatu manganese, hardwood forests, fish
VenezuelaVenezuela petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, gold, bauxite, other minerals, hydropower, diamonds
VietnamVietnam phosphates, coal, manganese, bauxite, chromate, offshore oil and gas deposits, forests, hydropower
Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands sun, sand, sea, surf
Wake IslandWake Island none
Wallis and FutunaWallis and Futuna NEGL
West BankWest Bank arable land
Western SaharaWestern Sahara phosphates, iron ore
WorldWorld the rapid depletion of nonrenewable mineral resources, the depletion of forest areas and wetlands, the extinction of animal and plant species, and the deterioration in air and water quality (especially in Eastern Europe, the former USSR, and China) pose serious long-term problems that governments and peoples are only beginning to address
YemenYemen petroleum, fish, rock salt, marble, small deposits of coal, gold, lead, nickel, and copper, fertile soil in west
ZambiaZambia copper, cobalt, zinc, lead, coal, emeralds, gold, silver, uranium, hydropower
ZimbabweZimbabwe coal, chromium ore, asbestos, gold, nickel, copper, iron ore, vanadium, lithium, tin, platinum group metals
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