Alaska is mineral rich!

Do you know how rich in minerals the state of Alaska is?   Many can say they have heard of the great gold rush in Alaska or the great Alaska oil pipeline.   But Alaska is rich in many other minerals as well.   Have you heard of zinc?   Did you know that zinc is used to make light weight batteries?   Did you also know that zinc is an important supplement in the function of the human body?   Were you aware that Alaska is home to the largest zinc mine in the world?   The following link will introduce you to Red Dog Mine in Alaska.