USGS Critical Minerals Review: 2021

Mining Engineering
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In 2021, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) continued to play a central role in understanding and anticipating potential supply chain disruptions by defining and quantitatively evaluating mineral criticality. In addition, the USGS continued to evaluate new sources of domestic critical minerals by conducting mineral resource assessments, mapping and surveying regions prospective for critical minerals, re-assessing mine waste, and pursuing fundamental research in support of responsible, sustainable mining.
Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title USGS Critical Minerals Review: 2021
Series title Mining Engineering
Volume 74
Issue 5
Year Published 2022
Language English
Publisher Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Contributing office(s) National Minerals Information Center
Description 1 p.
First page 34
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