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The Anthropocene Epoch: how mining spurs rapid mineral diversification

American scientists have discovered a group of minerals and mineral-like compounds that owe their origins mostly to mining, as they’re formed in ore dumps and tunnel walls, among other places. Research co-author, Edward Grew from the University of Maine, spoke to Heidi Vella about the significant impact of mining on the environment and why experts believe a new mineralogical era called the Anthropocene Epoch merits acknowledgement.

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