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U.S. mines produced approximately $90.4 billion in mineral commodities in 2021—a$9.7 billion increase over the 2020 revised total of $80.7 billion... Read Article link #### USGS extends critical minerals list public comment period until January 10, 2022 The U.S. Geological Survey is extending the public comment period on a draft revised list of critical minerals until January 10, 2022. Read Article link #### USGS Seeks Public Comment on Draft List of 50 Minerals Deemed Critical to US National Security and the Economy Editor's note: This news release was updated December 9 to indicate the public comment period for the draft critical minerals list has been extended... Read Article link #### USGS Seeks Public Comment on Draft List of 50 Minerals Deemed Critical to US National Security and the Economy List includes minerals key to all sectors of economy including tech and defense Read Article link #### Minerals Corner Spring 2021 As Spring 2021 ends, here are a few highlights from the USGS Mineral Resources Program’s recent activities and publications. Read Article link #### US Mines Produced an Estimated$82.3 Billion in Minerals During 2020

U.S. mines produced approximately $82.3 billion in minerals in 2020— about$1.5 billion lower than the 2019 revised total of \$83.7 billion—the U.S...