UNDERGROUND

Op-ed: Nickel's abestos risks

Investment involving critical thinking is needed to meet society’s critical mineral demands.  My concerns related to one currently popular nickel deposit type are provided for public awareness. 

Robert D. Stewart, P.Geo., FGC
 Chrysotile asbestos veins in serpentinized komatiite

Chrysotile asbestos veins in serpentinized komatiite

Serpentinite-hosted nickel deposits are presently the exploration target for many projects by numerous companies.  Their popularity is linked to having very low exploration discovery risk because they...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the mining sector, brought to you by the Mining Magazine Intelligence team.

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