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Natural resources may be biotic, or deriving from living organisms or organic materials, or abiotic, which come from inorganic materials. A natural resource is a raw material, or a non-human made material provided by the... More »

Colombia has major deposits of a number of metals and minerals, such as gold, silver, nickel, iron ore, platinum and emeralds. The country also has large oil, natural gas and coal deposits. More »

The natural resources in Montana include fertile soil, rangeland, minerals, forests and undeveloped natural areas. Natural resources contribute to most of the major economic activities in the state. More »

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