The US Geological Survey (USGS) maintains a list of minerals that are critical to the U.S. economy and national security (the list is is here). These minerals are needed for applications in health care, industry, manufacturing, electronics, aerospace, optics, batteries, and other tech sectors.
"Critical" does not necessarily mean "rare". Some minerals are rare, such as rhodium, whereas others, like lithium, are not.
We gathered data from Mergeflow's API, so that you can see what's happening within and across these minerals, from venture investments to patents, R&D publications, market analyses, blogs and news.
All minerals data in one place
We created interactive charts for all minerals. All data are from Mergeflow's API. Click on the image below to explore the data.
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What's some of the R&D, companies, news and market insights behind the charts above?
Here are snapshots of original Mergeflow data:
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