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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

Brewing up new mineral exploration tech

Brewery-inspired device sniffs out buried mineral deposits Metal Tech News – June 15, 2022


Last updated 7/12/2022 at 2:11pm

A geoscientist tests for CO2 that could indicate hidden mineralization in BC.


A technician tests the new carbon dioxide-in-soil sensor at Centerra Gold's Mount Milligan copper-gold mine in British Columbia.

A small, made-in-British-Columbia device that uses sensors typically found in breweries and greenhouses has proven to be useful in the exploration of critical minerals.

A new report from Geoscience BC shows that this device can indicate the presence of geological faults and sulfide mineralization through real-time measurements of the concentrations of oxygen and carbon dioxide in soil.

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