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Statistics and information on the worldwide supply of, demand for, and flow of minerals and materials essential to the U.S. economy, the national security, and protection of the environment.

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Assessment of Critical Minerals: Screening Methodology and Initial Application[PDF file, 3.4 MB]

A new report from the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) provides and applies a systematic methodology to screen for potentially critical minerals.

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Minerals Information Publications

Publications on the statistics and information on the worldwide supply of, demand for, and flow of minerals and materials essential to the U.S.

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New Fact Sheet — U.S. Reliance on Mineral Imports

USGS Fact Sheet 2015-3082 Comparison of U.S. net import reliance for nonfuel mineral commodities—A 60-year retrospective (1954–1984–2014)

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USGS Reports Large Shifts in Global Primary Tantalum Mining from 2000 to 2014

A new U.S. Geological Survey report illustrates the dramatic change of the international sources of primary mined tantalum over the past 15 years.

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