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mining of the Alabama deposits is, however, lacking in this northern region. Near Ticonderoga graphite also occurs in small veins. Pennsylvania. Chester County has for many years been the center of the graphite industry of Pennsylvania and within the last 10 yearsGRAPHITE ANNUAL 2014 - USGS,Graphite mining in the Balama district of Mozambique was projected to be relatively low cost because ores are easily accessible by open pit mining, of high quality, and located 240 kilometers from the deepwater port of Pemba (Economist Intelligence Unit Ltd.,,Lazenby, Henry, 2014, Chinese flake graphite consolidation could alter global,China's Graphite Consolidation to have Global Impact,,The plan sends a signal to the world that graphite is a significant and strategic non-metallic mineral resource, deserving of protection. If China’s consolidation and clean-up of the rare earths industry is an indication, the entire graphite sector will experience greater market competition and, in the longer run, require imports from outside.