Biomining goes underground

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Abstract

Ore bodies buried deep in Earth's crust could meet increasing global demands for metals, but mining them would be costly and could damage the environment. Reinventing an ancient technology for bioleaching metals could provide a solution.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165-166
Number of pages2
JournalNature Geoscience
Volume8
Issue number3
Early online date27 Feb 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Mar 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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