News tagged with mineral deposits

How much magma is hiding beneath our feet?

Molten rock (or magma) has a strong influence on our planet and its inhabitants, causing destructive volcanic eruptions and generating some of the giant mineral deposits. Our understanding of these phenomena ...

dateJul 23, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Rainwater discovered at new depths

University of Southampton researchers have found that rainwater can penetrate below the Earth's fractured upper crust, which could have major implications for our understanding of earthquakes and the generation ...

dateJul 15, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Mineral targeting made easy with database

Finding ways to target mineral deposits in remote and deeply covered areas, such as in WA's often thick regolith cover, has been a major motivating factor in collaborative research between Australian and ...

dateMar 05, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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