In this video produced by the Brazilian Mining Association (IBRAM), gold is the ore in focus.
It has been very useful in history of mankind and is considered very versatile, being used in several segments, such as finance, fashion, design. It is also found in cell phone chips and computer processors, medical equipment, satellites and the automotive industry, among others.
Gold and other minerals are part of an essential industry.
Mining is the industry that produces inputs for other industries.
You can count on mining.