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Here’s how much metal it takes to make your iPhone

Credit: Jeremy Berke, Business Insider US Jul 12, 2018 Each iPhone contains 31 grams of aluminum. istock; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider iPhones contain a number of different metals, including titanium, iron, and aluminium. There is far more aluminium than any other metal in your phone — it makes up about 24% of an iPhone's mass. While rare Earth elements comprise only a fraction of an iPhone's mass, mining for these elements is a huge global business.  Your iPhone is a complex piece of machinery. Each phone contains a number [...]

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