A comprehensive history of Earth's mineral wealth concludes that without life, many raw materials wouldn't exist.
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Hazen, R. M. et al. Am. Mineral. doi: 10.2138/am.2008.2955 (2008).
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Yeager, A. Microbes drove Earth's mineral evolution. Nature (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/news.2008.1226