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Minerals used to make pens and paper
Wolframite Wolframite is an ore mineral of the metal tungsten. Tungsten is used to make the nibs of pens.

Tungsten is:

Minerals like clay, mica, talc and baryte are mixed with wood pulp to make paper.

Kaolinite Talc
Wolframite (top right), clay minerals and talc are used to make pens and paper

Learn more about the minerals we use around the home

Find out about the minerals we use every day...
Krystal the quartz
Building a house
In the kitchen
Around the home
Transport and technology
Neat and tidy
Health and medicine

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