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USGS Critical Minerals Review: 2021

May 1, 2022

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 Year 2022
Title USGS Critical Minerals Review: 2021
Authors Steven M. Fortier, Nedal T. Nassar, Garth E. Graham, Jane M. Hammarstrom, Warren C. Day, Jeffrey L. Mauk, Robert R. Seal
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Mining Engineering
Index ID 70233196
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center