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Mining brines from dormant volcanoes could provide metals needed for a sustainable future – by Valentina Ruiz Leotaud (Mining.com – July 4, 2021)

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https://www.mining.com/ Scientists at the University of Oxford are proposing the idea of sustainably extracting copper, gold, zinc, silver and lithium from brines trapped in porous rocks at depths of around 2 kilometres below dormant volcanoes. In a paper published in the journal Open Science, the researchers explain that the gases released by magma beneath volcanoes […]

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