Friday, October 28, 2005

lunar PGM[1] mining?

"major sources of PGMs on Earth, such as Sudbury in Canada and sites in South Africa, have been linked to asteroid impacts. The Moon’s lower gravity would mean slower impacts, making it more likely that significant portions of asteroids could survive."

via Lunar Soil

Platinum Palladium Rhodium
Iridium Osmium Ruthenium

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