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By Shane Lasley
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Critical Earth MRI scan of Nevada, Oregon

Metal Tech News - November 18, 2022


Last updated 12/6/2022 at 2:27pm

Helicopter carrying a large oval antenna over a desert region in Nevada.

Brett Robinson, Xcalibur Multiphysics

A helicopter towing a geophysical device that collects data that helps geologists identify potential critical minerals deposits by imaging the characteristics of rocks below the Earth's surface.

USGS to carry out Earth MRI scan of lithium-rich areas of western states.

Building upon its successful scans of the United States for potential sources of minerals critical to everything from smartphones and kitchen gadgets to the electric vehicles and wind turbines powering the renewable energy future, the U.S. Geological Survey announced it is investing $1.45 million for Earth Mappin...

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