Minor Metals

SANAV Ltd specialises in Minor Metals, please find below the minor metals we deal with, please contact us with any enquiries

  • Antimony Sb
    • Facts: –
      • Atomic  No.51
      • A by-product of Silver (Ag) Copper (Cu) & Lead (Pb)
      • China is the world’s largest producer
      • Comes as metal or compound form
  • Bismuth Bi
    • Facts: –
      • Atomic  No.83
      • A by-product of Lead (Pb) & Copper (Cu)
      • Largest producers are, Mexico, Bolivia, Japan and Canada
      • Comes as metal, crystals or sulphide ores of Ni, Co, Ag & Sn
  • Cadmium Cd
    • Facts: –
      • Atomic No.48
      • A by-product of Lead (pb) & Zinc (Zn)
      • Largest producers are, China, Japan, Korea, Mexico & Canada
      • Comes in forms of sticks, balls & ingots
  • Gallium Ga
    • Facts: –
      • Atomic No.31
      • A by-product of Bauxite (main source of Aluminium)
      • Largest producers are China, Germany, Kazakstan & Ukraine
      • Main uses are in super-conductors
  • Indium In
    • Facts: –
      • Atomic No.49
      • A by-product of Lead (Pb) & Zinc (Zn) smelting
      • Largest Producers are US, Canada, China, Japan, South Korea, Peru & Russia
      • Comes in form of ingots
      • Main uses of semiconductors or transistors
  • Mercury Hg
    • Facts: – 
      • Atomic No.80
      • Primary product or by-product of Gold (Au) Zinc (Zn) & Copper (Cu)
      • Largest producers are China, Kyrgyzstan and Mexico
      • Comes packed in flasks
  • Selenium Se
    • Facts: –
      • Atomic No.34
      • Is found in igneous and metamorphic rocks  & sulphide ores Cu, Ni, Fe, Pb & Zn
      • Largest producers are Germany, Japan, Philippines, Russia and Belgium
      • Traded as metal, powder, granules, flakes & oxide
  • Tellurium Te
    • Facts: –
      • Atomic No.52
      • Produced by refining, anode slimes from copper refining
      • Largest producers are Canada, Philippines, Russia and Peru
      • Comes in the form of ingots, granules, pieces or powder