The mineral extraction is an activity of relevant importance for the economy of the State of Goiás, occupying the third mineral pole of Brazil, with emphasis on the production of copper, gold, phosphate, niobium and asbestos. Much of the mineral production is destined for international trade. There is a predominance of the intensive use of technology in research, prospecting, mining and processing, and the domination of large business groups.

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