General Kinnematics
November 2021
Volume 73    Issue 11

Accepting the depletability of deposits and the creation of ghost towns

Mining Engineering , 2021, Vol. 73, No. 11, pp. 33-33
Abbott, David


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This article is based on four facts:

Civilization depends on an adequate supply of mineral products.
Individual mineral deposits or occurrences are limited in size.
Exploitation of individual mineral deposits or occurrences is not sustainable.
Exploitation of individual mineral deposits or occurrences involves environmental degradation. 



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