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Tin solder is being used to repair a computer microcircuit.

Overlooked tin connects the Digital Age

From flashlights to supercomputers, tin is the glue for an electronic age Lost in the clamor for lithium, nickel and other metals needed for the batteries powering electric vehicles and modern... — Updated 9/13/2022 Full story

 
Rubidoux sandstone outcropping the southern Missouri Ozark Mountains.

USGS scours Ozarks for critical minerals

To gain a better understanding of the potential for critical minerals in the Ozarks, the U.S. Geological Survey has partnered with Arkansas and Missouri geologists on a $2.75 million program that... — Updated 7/26/2022

 
A USGS geologist collecting samples from an outcrop of rocks in Alaska.

White House funds critical minerals search

The U.S. Department of the Interior is distributing more than $74.6 million to 30 states for critical minerals investigations under the U.S. Geological Survey Earth Mapping Resources... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
United States Geological Survey USGS Mineral Commodity Summaries 2020 cover

USGS report informs critical mineral policy

The United States depends on foreign countries for more than 50 percent of its supply of 31 minerals considered critical to the nation's economic wellbeing and national security, including 100 per... — Updated 7/2/2022

 

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