Volume 71 Issue 6
Drift of Things
, 2019, Vol. 71, No. 6, pp. 72-72
US ignores its mineral wealth
The United States is the largest consumer of high-tech gadgets and the like, anything that contains the whole gamut of minerals. It is also one of the only countries in the world that ignores the importance of its mineral wealth. Instead, the nation relies on imported material
from other countries, most notably, China.
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