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Critical Minerals Alaska – Chromite

Essential stainless-steel metal mined in Alaska during World Wars North of 60 Mining News – July 1, 2018

A vital ingredient in stainless steel and superalloys, chromium is considered by the United States Geological Survey as "one of the Nation's most important strategic and critical materials."

"Because there is no viable substitute for chromium in the production of stainless steel and because the United States has small chromium resources, there has been concern about domestic supply during every na...


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