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Critical Minerals of the United States

Released 12/19/2017

USGS Estimates 40 Million Pounds of Potential Uranium Resources in Parts of Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma

Released 11/14/2017

New Uranium Mineral Named for USGS Scientist

Released 10/1/2017

Helicopter Study to Map Beneath Mountain Watershed Near Crested Butte

Released 9/25/2017

Stitching Together the New Digital Geologic Quilt of the United States

Released 8/21/2017

Low-Flying Airplane Maps Oklahoma Faults and Geology

Released 8/11/2017

USGS Assesses Billions of Potential Potash Resources in Ukraine

Released 8/3/2017

Rich, Attractive, and Extremely Shallow

Released 7/17/2017

Slag-What is it Good for?

Released 6/29/2017

Bringing Science to Bear at the Cinnabar Mine

Released 6/9/2017

Rare Earth Element Mineral Potential in the Southeastern U.S. Coastal Plain

Released 5/15/2017

Magmas to Metals

Released 5/11/2017

Plumbing the Depths of the Great Basin

Released 5/3/17

Bon Anniversaire, Louisiane!

Released 4/30/2017

Happy 229th Birthday, Maryland!

Released 4/28/2017


Released 4/25/2017

USGS Spectral Library gets Ultra- and Hyper- Revamp

Released 4/20/2017


Released 4/18/2017

The Top 5 Mineral-Producing States

Released 4/14/2017

Up in the Air to Look Deep Underground

Released 4/13/2017

Risk and Reliance: The U.S. Economy and Mineral Resources

Released 4/12/2017


Released 4/11/2017

Cutting-Edge Tools to Explore Alaska’s Mineral Potential

Released 4/10/2017

The Top 5 U.S. Minerals by Production Value

Released 4/7/2017

How an Electron Microprobe Helps Find Minerals (and Makes Pretty Pictures!)

Released 4/6/2017

Ordinary Minerals Give Smartphones Extraordinary Capabilities

Released 4/4/2017

EarthWord–Rock vs. Mineral

Released 4/4/2017

Tracking Critical Minerals to Ensure National Preparedness

Released 4/3/2017

The Golden Rule on April Fools

Released 4/1/2017

US Mines Produced an Estimated $74.6 Billion in Minerals during 2016

Released 1/31/2017

Potash Cache: USGS Study Summarizes U.S. Sources of an Essential Nutrient for Agriculture

Released 11/15/2016

Study to Uncover Yellowstone’s Subsurface Mysteries

Released 11/3/2016

Resource Nationalism in Indonesia—Effects of the 2014 Mineral Export Ban

Posted 10/27/2016

When the Whole is Less than the Sum of Its Parts

Released 10/21/2016

USGS Assesses Mineral Potential for Sagebrush Habitats in Six Western States

Released: 10/4/2016

USGS to Host Public Seminar on China’s Economic Rebalancing Act and its Global Implications

Released: 8/15/2016

Mines, USGS Sign Agreement to Create New Research Center

Posted: 8/3/2016

Technical Announcement: USGS Puts Global Copper Assessments on the Map

Released: 7/13/2016

USGS Publication on Iran’s Nonfuel Minerals Industry Released

Released: 7/11/2016

Hyperspectral Surveying: A Tool for Assessing the Mineral Potential of Alaska

Released: 7/7/2016

New USGS Alaska Geochemical Atlas Tells Rich Tales About the Last Frontier

Released: 6/21/2016

Media Advisory: Second Round of USGS Studies Begin to Define What Minerals Lie Beneath Portions of the Upper Midwest

Released: 4/1/2016

Special Review and Webinar Showcase Critical Minerals Research at USGS

Released: 3/30/2016

Media Advisory: USGS Goes Airborne to Define What Minerals Lie Beneath the Upper Midwest

Released: 3/29/2016

USGS Assesses 39-54 Billion Metric Tons of Undiscovered Potash Resources in Central Asia

Released: 3/23/2016

Multidisciplinary Science Addresses Complex Resource and Environmental Issues

Released: 2/17/2016

USGS Increases Public Access to Scientific Research

Released: 2/8/2016

Value of U.S. Mineral Production Decreased in 2015 with Lower Metal Prices

Released: 1/28/2016

First Ever Digital Geologic Map of Alaska Published

Released: 1/5/2016

Low-Level Flights in Southeast Missouri Will Look at Geology and Mineral Resources

Released: 12/21/2015

U.S. Reliance on Nonfuel Mineral Imports Increasing

Released: 12/17/2015

New Method for Ranking Global Copper Deposits Saves Time and Money

Released: 12/14/2015

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

Released: 12/10/2015

Low-flying Airplane Mapping Geology and Mineral Resources Over the Eastern Adirondacks

Released: 12/4/2015

Estimates of Potential Uranium in South Texas Could Equal Five Years of U.S. Needs

Released: 12/2/2015

New Remote Sensing Handbook Published

Released: 12/1/2015

Estimates of Undiscovered Copper in Middle East Ten Times Current World Production

Released: 11/18/2015

Media Advisory: Low-Level Flights to Begin Assessing Local Mineral Resources this Monday

Released: 10/17/2015

"Mutant" Fossils Reveal Toxic Metals May Have Contributed to World’s Largest Extinctions

Released: 8/31/2015

USGS Scientists Study Effects of Gold King Mine Release

Released: 8/20/2015

Geologic Map of Baranof Island, Southeastern Alaska Now Online

Released: 8/10/2015

USGS Releases New Estimate of Copper Potential for Northeast Asia

Released: 6/19/2015

Tectonic Model Shows North America May Once Have Been Linked to Australia or Antarctica

Released: 6/8/2015

Hydraulic Fracturing (Frac) Sand Sources and Production in the United States

Released: 5/27/2015

New Mineral Science Shows Promise for Reducing Environmental Impacts from Mining

Released: 5/12/2015

No Silver Bullet, But a Silver Lining

Released: 5/12/2015

Map Shows Content and Origins of the Nation's Geologic Basement

Released: 4/23/2015

USGS Continues to Write History

Released: 4/17/2015

Quick-Action Helps Maintain Key Mining Industries during Ebola Outbreak

Released: 4/7/2015

Updated Information on Cuba Mineral and Petroleum Resources Released

Released: 3/31/2015

New Report Indicates Potential for Five Times Known Copper Deposits Yet to Be Found in Central Asia

Released: 3/30/2015

Secretly Stashed Afghanistan Gold Maps Emerge

Released: 3/16/2015

Plenty of Potash, but Some Regions Lack Low Cost Sources for Crop Production

Released: 3/3/2015

USGS Identifies Areas with Critical Mineral Resource Potential in North-Central Alaska

Released 2/23/2015

Value of U.S. Mineral Production Increases Despite Lower Metal Prices

Released: 1/30/2015 3:05:09 PM

New Kupferschiefer Copper Assessment Available

Released: 1/22/2015 2:00:00 PM