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Graphite One targets resource expansion

Late season drill program could more than double the length of the already world-class Graphite Creek deposit in western Alaska

The lithium-ion battery, power source of the burgeoning electric and hybrid vehicle market, is one of a number of high-technology applications that need healthy doses of graphite. Yet the United States lacks a domestic mine producing this industrial mineral that has gotten a high-tech makeover.

The Graphite Creek project in western Alaska, however, hosts one of the largest graphite resources on th...


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