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Globally sourced mineral commodities used in U.S. Navy SEAL gear—An illustration of U.S. net import reliance

January 25, 2018

A U.S. Navy SEAL (an acronym for sea, air, land) carries gear containing at least 23 nonfuel mineral commodities for which the United States is greater than 50 percent net import reliant. The graphics display the leading world producers of selected nonfuel mineral commodities used to manufacture U.S. Navy SEAL gear. SEALs are members of the U.S. Navy's special operations forces.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2018
Title Globally sourced mineral commodities used in U.S. Navy SEAL gear—An illustration of U.S. net import reliance
DOI 10.3133/gip183
Authors Jamie Brainard, Nedal T. Nassar, Joseph Gambogi, Michael S. Baker, Michael T. Jarvis
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title General Information Product
Series Number 183
Index ID gip183
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center

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