M-TYPE AS­TER­OIDS ARE FULL OF MET­ALS

Science Illustrated - - SPACE -

M-type as­ter­oids are frag­ments of cores from larger as­ter­oids. They are rich in met­als such as gold, sil­ver, iron, and nickel. Ac­cord­ing to ex­perts, it is pos­si­ble to ex­tract the met­als by us­ing mag­nets to ex­tract frag­ments though the loose sur­face.

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