Here's what you need to know about the deep-sea gold rush | Reveal
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Deepwater mining in Norway -- ScienceDaily
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Pacific Offshore Mining eyes Bay of Plenty seabed | Stuffconz
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Rival powers scramble for seabed mineral rights in South Pacific ,
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Seabed Mining | The Ocean Foundation
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The Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit 2016
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Gold Cycle - Gold from the mountains to the sea - University of Otago
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Chinese Deep-Sea Sub Reports Large Mineral Deposits In Indian ,
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'World's first deep sea mining company' reveals new gear - CNBC
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Deep Sea Mining - MIT
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Chapter 23: Offshore Mining Industries
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Day 24 Minerals | Rio Suerte
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Will Deep-sea Mining Yield an Underwater Gold Rush?
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This Canadian Company Wants to Mine for Gold on the Bottom of ,
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China Sea Coastal and Marine Nonfuel Minerals - Woods Hole ,
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Pacific Ocean rich in gold, rare earths | MINING
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Deep-sea Mining FAQ - Center for Biological Diversity
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Marine Minerals: Exploring Our New Ocean Frontier (Part 4 of 18)
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Next Frontier: Mining Minerals in the Deep Sea - WSJ
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placer deposit | geology | Britannica
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Japan finds rare earths in Pacific seabed - BBC News
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