Deep-Sea Nodules and Co-rich Mn Crusts

  title={Deep-Sea Nodules and Co-rich Mn Crusts},
  author={G. Glasby and J. Li and Zhi-lei Sun},
  journal={Marine Georesources \& Geotechnology},
  pages={72 - 78}
The mining of deep-sea manganese nodules has been a topic of interest since J.L. Mero undertook his preliminary studies in the 1960s to evaluate the prospects for mining deep-sea nodules. Despite the great deal of investment in deep-sea mining over more than 40 years, there has still been no successful attempt to mine the deep-sea nodules on a commercial scale. One of the major problems is that the nodules cannot be brought to the surface with the necessary amounts of recoverable nickel, cobalt… Expand
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