Gold – Mineweb reported that according to the US Geological Survey, preliminary 2013 US gold production numbers indicate that the country put out 7,426,822 troy ounces last year, 128,602 troy ounces less than the 2012 total.
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New analysis from Resource Investing News shows which metals are most at risk for a rare earth-type supply shock.
Graphite – USA Graphite Inc. (OTCQB:USGT) shared with shareholders the 2012 USGS report on graphite which shows increases in domestic consumption and prices paid for the commodity.
Silver – Mineweb reported that mines in the United States produced 2,588,140 ounces of silver in July, a decrease of 12 percent compared to the previous July, according to the US Geological Survey.
The USGS is funding a collaborative study which will examine the rare earths and niobium resources of the Elk Creek deposit in southeastern Nebraska which “may comprise the largest niobium resource in the United States.”
Rare Earth – USGS geologists were sent into the Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan to look for rare earth elements. The discovery of a potentially massive deposit could prove difficult to extract with Afghanistan's considerably political instability.
Iron – IBTimes reported Afghanistan can take comfort from a U.S. Geological Survey report demonstrating a wealth of mineral resources in the country.
Tantalum – Recycling can do more than save the environment... at least when tantalum is involved. In this industry scrap can mean profit.