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Gold bars from 8 million ounce pour at Fort Knox

Gold – a pathfinder to critical minerals

Though gold is not considered a metal critical to the United States, this increasingly valuable precious metal could serve as a pathfinder element for several of the other minerals and... — Updated 11/5/2020 Full story

 
Tungsten metal in SpaceX Falcon rocket engine nozzles during launch

Tough tungsten at high supply risk in US

America's supply of tungsten, an extremely durable metal that is vital to a broad range of American industrial sectors, is at high-risk. A recent U.S. Geological Survey assessment to iden... — Updated 10/28/2020 Full story

 
In Alaska bismuth is associated with gold deposits such as Fort Knox

US stomachs bismuth import dependence

Would you consider drinking heavy metals to make your stomach feel better? A serum containing arsenic, cadmium, lead or mercury would only make matters worse and could be deadly.... — Updated 10/26/2020 Full story

 
Wise Mike Stepovich Captain Barnette Trading Post 1902 Fairbanks Alaska

An Alaskan fortune: 'Wise Mike' Stepovich

A true northern pioneer far from his Eastern European home, 'Wise' Mike Stepovich, settles in a new land and leaves behind a historic legacy in Alaska's Golden Heart City. The history of... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Critical Minerals Alaska – Tungsten

Extremely hard and with the highest melting point of all the elements on the periodic table, tungsten is a vital ingredient to a wide-range of industrial and military applications, yet... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation gold

Gold – a pathfinder to critical minerals

Since the stampedes of prospectors trekked North in the latter half of the 19th Century, the lure of Alaska's rich gold lodes has drawn dreamers and miners North. Today, four hardrock... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation tungsten

China domination makes tungsten critical

Extremely hard and with the highest melting point of all the elements on the periodic table, tungsten is vital to a broad spectrum of commercial and military applications, yet there are... — Updated 6/22/2020 Full story

 

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