Critical Minerals Alaska – Graphite
Will Alaska be America's source of this vital battery ingredient? North of 60 Mining News – February 1, 2018
Last updated 9/24/2020 at 6:29pm
Graphite is among the 23 metals and minerals the U.S. Geological Survey deemed critical to "the national economy and national security of the United States" in a December report, "Critical Mineral Resources of the United States – Economic and Environmental Geology and Prospects for Future Supply."
One of the reasons the USGS considers graphite critical is the growing demand of this mineral as...