U.S. Geologists Discover $1 Trillion in Mineral Deposits in Afghanistan

U.S. geologists have concluded that Afghanistan, one of the world's poorest countries after 30 years of violence and war, lies atop a bonanza of mineral riches that could transform it into a wealthy nation. The world class deposits of copper, iron ore and some other fairly exotic minerals have been estimated by the U.S. Geological Survey, which has been working to identify resources in Afghanistan, at more than $1 trillion. But those riches which could help end the country's vicious cycle of...Full Story
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