Looking for gold? Every good explorer knows there’s no silver bullet in finding an ore deposit, but a University of South Australia researcher is hoping to change all that. Dr. … Read More
Generally, knowledge on the mechanical properties of rock mass is a prerequisite for the numerical simulation and the design of the underground structure, opening-up of mineral deposits and mining processes. … Read More
Constraining the history of earthquakes produced by bedrock fracturing is important for predicting seismic activity and plate tectonic evolution. In a new study published in the Nature journal Scientific Reports … Read More
Precious stones have been prized since antiquity. Although most gemstones are varieties of a particular mineral, misinformation abounds regarding gems and their mineral makeup.