The USGS mineral commodity summaries for 2024 are out.
The good news, we are finding more and more economically viable/extractable assets, across copper, lithium, nickel, cobalt and more.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, all commodities that were once deemed in short supply were “eased” at the margin by human ingenuity, whether new and better production methods came along (hydraulic fracking) or outright substitutions (the way lithium displaced cobalt, and is now perhaps being disintermediated by sodium).
Anyway, good news it is.
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