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What is the name of the rare element that was deposited all over the world by the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs?

A) Iridium

B) Cerium

C) Thulium

D) Lanthanum

E) Ytterbium

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[Aug 27 2015]

Colorado School of Mines’ Edgar Mine celebrates 150 years on Sept. 19 GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 27, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Edgar Experimental Mine celebrates its 150th birthday on Sept. 19 with a gold rush era event between ...more

[Aug 25 2015]

Class of 2019, M Climb featured on Fox31, 9News, 7News, CBS Denver and MSN The Class of 2019 and their journey up Mt. ...more

[Aug 20 2015]

Incoming Mines students, President Johnson to whitewash Mt. Zion M Aug. 24 GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 20, 2015 – As is tradition, incoming Colorado School of Mines students will hike up Mt. Zion west of Golden on Aug. 24 hauling a 10-pound ...more

[Aug 19 2015]

Million dollar donation elevates research for Colorado School of Mines geology lab Images of Zeolite taken with a secondary electron detector (the second image has been enhanced.) ...more

[Aug 17 2015]

Mines experts provide academic insight and scientific expertise on mine spill in southern Colorado GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 17, 2015 – When news broke Aug. 6 that millions of gallons of mine waste was accidentally spilled into a creek during an abandoned mine ...more

[Aug 17 2015]

Mines receives Office of Naval Research grant to foster leadership, problem-solving skills GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 17, 2015 – The Office of Naval Research is awarding $542,149 over three years to a Mines effort to produce graduates with both technical ...more

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