Nevadans have long bet their lives, fortunes on mining
Nevada is also the top U.S. producer of the mineral barite, used in oil and gas drilling, plastics, foam brake pads and barium "milkshakes" for X-rays. The state produced 697,946 tons of barite in 2011, according to the Nevada Division of Minerals.
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