New method for copper discovery developed

Ben Williamson of the University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines, together with Richard Herrington from the Natural History Museum, London, UK, has proposed a new, relatively inexpensive method to explore for porphyry-type copper deposits

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Magmatic rock which formed large porphyry deposit in Chile

These deposits provide around 75% of the world’s copper, as well as a significant amount of molybdenum and gold, which makes them extremely important to the world economy.

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