U.S. Critical Minerals List
Methodology and Technical Input for the 2021 Review and Revision
National Minerals Information Center
Statistics and information on the worldwide supply of, demand for, and flow of minerals and materials essential to the U.S. economy, the national security, and protection of the environment.
On-line statistical and economic publications designed to provide timely statistical data on production, distribution, stocks, and consumption of significant mineral commodities.
Understanding the whole system of materials flow, from source to ultimate disposition, can help us better manage the use of natural resources and protect the environment, and ensure a supply of critical minerals.
Contributions of data by mineral industry companies through canvass forms completed annually, monthly, or quarterly are the basis of U.S. mineral industry publications. Information can be accessed through the following major categories.