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USGS maps critical Alaska minerals

The U.S. Geological Survey Feb. 23 released new maps highlighting areas with potential for placer gold and five critical mineral deposit types in the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's Central Yukon Planning Area of central and northern Alaska.

The maps were created using a geographic information system-based method for identifying areas with mineral resource potential across large regions.

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