Vast critical minerals
REE, graphite deposits found at opposite ends of Alaska may close strategic gap
Last updated 5/31/2015 at Noon
With a significant deposit of heavy rare earths in the Southeast, the largest domestic graphite deposit in the Northwest, and vast potential in the 1,300-mile expanse between the two, Alaska is a viable alternative to importing many of the strategic and critical minerals vital to national security, green energy and modern technology.
"The State of Alaska is blessed with vast mineral potential...