Millions of dollars’ worth of gold and silver found beneath volcanoes

In New Zealand, deep reservoirs teem with precious metals

hot spring

GOLD WATER  The magma that fuels New Zealand’s Champagne Pool hot spring (shown) heats deepwater reservoirs that are packed with millions of dollars’ worth of dissolved gold and silver, scientists have discovered. 

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