Minerals


Anthropocene Epoch: Scientists Discover 208 New Human-Caused Minerals

Anthropocene Epoch: Scientists Discover 208 New Human-Caused Minerals

The Anthropocene Epoch or recent human-dominated era in the earth’s geological history may have led to a riot of novel minerals...

Mar 2 2017, 8:38am CST

Forget Diamonds, Try World’s Rarest Minerals for a Special Valentine

Forget Diamonds, Try World’s Rarest Minerals for a Special Valentine

Scientists have cataloged the rarest minerals in the world for the first time ever....

Feb 14 2016, 12:07am CST

First Fully Digital Geologic Map of Alaska Exposes Hidden Minerals and Natural Resources

First Fully Digital Geologic Map of Alaska Exposes Hidden Minerals and Natural Resources

The first ever digital geologic map will assist in exploration and also to prepare for natural disasters such as earthquakes an...

Jan 6 2016, 7:19pm CST

Apple Assesses Supply Chain For Conflict Free Minerals

Apple Assesses Supply Chain For Conflict Free Minerals

Apple’s quarterly smelters list identifies suppliers who have no known or public Conflict-Free Smelter Program (CFSP) Participa...

Feb 14 2014, 10:06am CST

Rare Earth Minerals not so Rare Anymore

Rare Earth Minerals not so Rare Anymore

Japanese scientists discover large rare earth deposits on the floor of the Pacific Ocean....

Jul 4 2011, 9:42am CDT