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Is surface or subsurface mining worse?

Subsurface mining is actually less disruptive to the earth and produces less waste than surface mining, but it’s also much less effective and more dangerous. Many workers die in mine collapses, which then also leaves behind a large hole from caving in of the ground above.

What are the negatives of mining?

Across the world, mining contributes to erosion, sinkholes, deforestation, loss of biodiversity, significant use of water resources, dammed rivers and ponded waters, wastewater disposal issues, acid mine drainage and contamination of soil, ground and surface water, all of which can lead to health issues in local …

What is the color of pure iron?

Pristine and smooth pure iron surfaces are mirror-like silvery-gray. However, iron reacts readily with oxygen and water to give brown to black hydrated iron oxides, commonly known as rust.

What is melting point of pure iron?

1,538 °C

Why do stars stop at Iron?

Iron can fuse, but it absorbs energy in the process and the core temperature drops. Since iron does not act as a fuel, the burning stops. The sudden stoppage of energy generation causes the core to collapse and the outer layers of the star to fall onto the core.

Can a Star Destroyer destroy a star?

No, as far as we know, the current Empire lacks the ability to easily destroy stars. A star destroyer is just a name. Super-dreadnought class Star Destroyers are fully capable of assaulting a planet, destroying that planet’s infrastucture or defense posture single-handedly or with a light escort….

What is the biggest Star Wars ship?

Super Star Destroyer The Super Star Destroyer

How many TIE fighters are on a Star Destroyer?

72 TIE Fighters

How big is the Super Star Destroyer Executor?

48 kilometers

How much did the Death Star cost?

The official (tongue-in-cheek) response was released in January 2013: the cost of building a real Death Star has been estimated at $850 quadrillion by the Lehigh University, or about 13,000 times the amount of mineable resources on Earth, while the International Business Times cited a Centives economics blog …

What is Darth Maul’s ship called?

Sith Infiltrator