Geochemistry’s Jim Van Orman says mining moon will be profitable any time soon

U.S. natural resources alternative: To the moon for magnesium?

Magnesium Investing News: Mining the moon for rare earths and minor metals has recently become public talk after Newt Gingrich discussed it at a primary debate. But Jim Van Orman, associate professor of geochemistry and mineral physics said he doesn’t think “it is at all likely that mining the moon could become a profitable enterprise within the next several decades, at least.”