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Can living where (rare) earth magnetic ore is abundant provide any protection from cosmic radiation?

Can living in a region that is rich in (rare) earth metal that has an inherently strong magnetic field provide any protection from cosmic radiation? Where are the strongest magnetic field other than ...
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how can a complete novice find ore?

I live near Sydney, Australia and I really like the idea of sourcing my own ore from the wilderness. I want to give my kids a really hands on education into how primitive industries actually kicked ...
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Mineral/rock identification [closed]

I found this rock in the Himalayan region in India. It was on the roadside of a hill that we were trekking. It has a silver lustre. It has a hardness of 5.5(I can scratch it with a knife blade).it has ...
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What is cluster situation with respect to sand mining?

Guideline on handling cluster issues : The original Environmental Impact Assessment ( EIA ) notification does not provide for the procedure to handle cluster situation, which has been proposed in ...
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Is this a gold ore? I found it in a California creek next to a mountainside [closed]

I found this rock while hiking in a creek. It has some bits of white quartz, sheen and some brownish coloring. Does anyone know what it could be? Is there any possibility that it might be gold ore? ...
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Where on Earth is the highest none polar magnetic fields?

Is there anywhere that magnetic ore deposits are strong enough to have a magnetic field that would be stronger then Earths' magnetic poles by proximity? I'm not asking Where on Earth is the ...
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What ore is this? I have no idea [closed]

We found this rock from a box with random stuffs.
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Is this platinum ore? [closed]

Was found in central Mexico. It's very metallic, shiny, showing some streaks of gold and quartz.