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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Alaska's critical mineral potential


Last updated 1/4/2018 at 10:13pm

Ucore Rare Metals Inc.

A float plane landing on Kendrick Bay delivers supplies to workers at Ucore Rare Metals' Bokan Mountain rare earth elements project in Southeast Alaska.

The Trump Administration's focus on securing domestic sources of critical minerals could help re-invigorate mineral exploration and mine development in Alaska.

At least 15 of the 23 critical minerals identified by the U.S. Geological Survey – antimony, barite, beryllium, cobalt, fluorspar, gallium, germanium, graphite, indium, platinum group elements, rare earth elements, rhenium, tantalum, t...

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