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China Plans Three Moon-Mining Missions After Finding a Potential New Source of Energy

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China has announced the discovery of a new mineral, a crystal it's named Changesite-(Y) It's the sixth new mineral discovered on the Moon. This haul has also yielded the first numbers around the concentration of helium-3 in Moon dust. Helium-3 is thought of as a promising potential fuel for nuclear fusion.
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China Plans Three Moon-Mining Missions After Finding a Potential New Source of Energy

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