Did you know beaches, deltas and river estuaries in Europe sometimes accumulate valuable mineral deposits known as placers, from the Spanish word placer

Did you know beaches, deltas and river estuaries in Europe sometimes accumulate valuable mineral deposits known as placers, from the Spanish word placer

Gold, tin, titanium, rare earth elements or gemstones eroded from source rocks on land during sedimentary processes are deposited along the coastline. Interesting placer occurrences can be explored by you during your summer holidays if you are visiting the BalticRead more

Did you know there is a link between deep-sea communities, mineralization processes and biomedical sciences

Did you know there is a link between deep-sea communities, mineralization processes and biomedical sciences

MINDeSEA is providing data on chemosyntetic communities at hydrothermal vents, cold seeps and other environments of mineralization in the pan-European seas. We are investigating, in transdisciplinary teams, their microorganisms, the formation of biominerals and the antitumor activity of microorganisms onRead more

Did you know how to access maps of (still growing) information on Mineral resources in Europe?

Did you know how to access maps of (still growing) information on Mineral resources in Europe?

Western Balkan countries are joining the European mineral resources network through the RESEERVE project and thereby extended the geographical coverage. Besides, the MINTELL4EU project follows the foot step of a number of previous projects works to further harmonise data inputsRead more

Did you know that the session at GeoUtrecht 2020 on Raw Materials and their societal relevance for Europe provides GeoERA insides?

Did you know that the session at GeoUtrecht 2020 on Raw Materials and their societal relevance for Europe provides GeoERA insides?

GeoUtrecht 2020 Annual Conference & Exhibition is organized under the theme “EARTH – Treasures, Threats, Transitions” and will be a virtual conference 24–26 August. Read more about it at https://www.geoutrecht2020.org/. The GeoERA Raw Material projects help to optimize use and managementRead more

Did you know deep-sea floor mineral deposits are the biggest reserve on Earth for many critical metals like cobalt or tellurium, necessary for the high- and green-technologies?

Did you know deep-sea floor mineral deposits are the biggest reserve on Earth for many critical metals like cobalt or tellurium, necessary for the high- and green-technologies?

Monday 15 June at 18:00 CET, the Mining Chamber of Chile organize a webinar (in Spanish) where Francisco Javier González, researcher at the Spanish Geological survey and project lead of MINDeSEA, will present the project “Submarine mineral deposits exploration ofRead more

Did you know World Bank Group estimate more than 3 billion tons of metals and minerals are needed for green technologies required for the 2°C climate goal?

Did you know World Bank Group estimate more than 3 billion tons of metals and minerals are needed for green technologies required for the 2°C climate goal?

The new World Bank Group report, “Minerals for Climate Action: “The Mineral Intensity of the Clean Energy Transition”, states that the production of minerals, such as graphite, lithium and cobalt, could increase by nearly 500% by 2050, to meet the growingRead more