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2017 Oct. Public Lecture — Global Trends in Mineral Commodity Supplies

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  • The U.S. is increasingly reliant on supply of mineral raw materials from other countries.
  • Advanced technologies are increasingly making use of nearly the entire periodic table of the elements.
  • Dynamic studies of critical and strategic mineral supply and demand can identify emerging potential supply risks.
  • The USGS - National Minerals Information Center has assumed a leading role in mineral criticality studies.




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