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Alaska is rich in critical rare earths

Alaska is rich in rare earth, a unique group of elements that are so distinctive that most are placed in their own separate section at the bottom of the periodic table. While scientist... — Updated 2/28/2020 Full story

 

Batteries create critical cobalt situation

Cobalt is a critical safety ingredient in the cathodes of lithium-ion batteries powering the ever-increasing number of electric vehicles traveling global highways and a plethora of... — Updated 2/28/2020 Full story

 
Virtually all flat-panel displays, touchscreens have indium coating

Indium – the everyday metal you never see

If you are reading this article on your computer, tablet or phone, you are almost certainly looking through indium as we speak; and, if that devise happens to be a touchscreen you have... — Updated 2/28/2020 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation

PGEs – the hard-working precious metals

The six platinum group elements – platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium – are amongst the rarest metals on Earth. This scarcity, coupled with PGEs' uses in the... — Updated 2/28/2020 Full story

 

Revealing Alaska's critical minerals

Geologists familiar with Alaska already know the Far North State is a great place to explore for critical minerals and metals such as graphite, rare earths, platinum metals, cobalt and... — Updated 2/28/2020 Full story

 
Getting hooked on Cassiterite deposits leads to other critical minerals

Tin – Alaska's gateway critical mineral

With more than 100 known tin occurrences, Alaska is considered the best place in America to establish a domestic source of this critical alloy metal that has defined human progress since... — Updated 2/28/2020 Full story

 

Copper turns green with critical minerals

While copper is not on the United States Geological Survey's list of 35 minerals and metals critical to America, there is no doubt of this metal's importance to both the everyday and... — Updated 2/28/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Contango ORE CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse founder Novagold Trilogy Metals

20 questions for Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse

North of 60 Mining News is proud to introduce 20 questions for 2020. Over the course of this series, Mining News will interview mining and political leaders from Alaska, British... — Updated 1/30/2020 Full story

 

DGGS is seeking geophysics survey partners

The Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys June 7 announced that it is seeking partners to share the costs and results of airborne magnetic and radiometric geophysical... — Updated 6/28/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Unbridled enthusiasm keeps miners happy

Those of you that attended the recent Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver can attest to the exuberant, upbeat atmosphere that pervaded the conference and was very much in... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Critical Minerals Alaska – Indispensable Twins

With nearly indistinguishable physical and chemical properties, niobium and tantalum are almost always found together in nature. Both are also critical to the defense, energy and... — Updated 12/7/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Majors quietly move into eastern Alaska

While claim staking and mineral exploration has rocketed in Yukon's famed White Gold and Klondike districts, this prolific action nearly comes to a halt at the territory's western border... — Updated 11/2/2018 Full story

 
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DGGS publishes data from Tanacross survey

Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Oct. 30 published major-oxide and trace-element geochemical data from rocks collected from the Northeast Tanacross project in 2018.... — Updated 11/2/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Critical battery minerals Alaska, cobalt exploration, Trilogy Metals

Critical Minerals Alaska – Cobalt

Cobalt is an essential ingredient to optimizing the performance of batteries in the growing number of electric vehicles on global highways, yet essentially none of this battery metal is... — Updated 6/22/2018 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
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Critical Alaska geological maps needed

One of the most common complaints I hear from companies and individuals working in the mineral industry in Alaska is our deplorable lack of modern, usable-scale digital geophysical and... — Updated 6/8/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
PGE, PGM, Platinum group metals exploration, critical minerals Alaska

Critical Minerals Alaska – PGEs

The six platinum group elements – platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium – are amongst the rarest metals on Earth. This scarcity, coupled with PGEs' uses in the... — Updated 5/22/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Bronze age weapons and tools critical mineral tin Alaska

Critical Minerals Alaska – Tin

Primarily associated with cans, cups and roofs, tin may not be the flashiest metal on the market, but it has been a strategic metal that has defined human progress since the onset of the... — Updated 4/6/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Critical Minerals Alaska – Rare Earths

Before color televisions hit the markets in the 1960s, rare earths where a curious group of elements that had the distinction of occupying their own separate section at the bottom of the... — Updated 3/16/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Critical potential

Exploration companies familiar with Alaska already know the Far North State is great place to look for critical minerals such as rare earth elements, platinum group metals, cobalt and... — Updated 2/5/2018 Full story

 
 By Ed Fogels    Opinion

Mining Explorers 2016: Mining brightens Alaska economy

The State of Alaska’s mining industry continues to be a bright spot for Alaska’s economy during difficult fiscal times. Thanks to our world-class natural resource endowment, investors continue to be interested in new exploration and... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Peak Gold resource

Having outlined 1.26 million ounces of gold, 5.11 million oz of silver and 39.6 million pounds of copper in the measured and indicated resource category at the Peak deposits, Royal Gold a... — Updated 1/15/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Critical infrastructure

Alaska is rich in mineral potential but poor in the critical infrastructure needed to fully realize this potential, that was the message Alaska Division of Geological and Geological... — Updated 1/13/2018

 

DGGS reports more gold-silver-copper-zinc findings near Tok

Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Nov. 15 published a new report on mineralization in the Tok River area, a relatively underexplored region of Alaska's Interior about... — Updated 11/20/2016 Full story

 

Australian junior eyes larger VMS potential of Bonnifield district

White Rock Minerals Ltd. June 9 reported that it has begun compiling historical geochemical and geophysical surveys in order to define new high-grade zinc -silver exploration targets at... — Updated 6/19/2016 Full story

 

DGGS finds undocumented gold, copper occurrences south of Tok

Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys March 10 published a preliminary report on mineral occurrences observed during a 10-day preliminary geologic reconnaissance of the Tok... — Updated 3/20/2016

 

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