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Marvel of the Month: Hidden Treasures

Yaakov Lubin

Are you up for an adventure? How about a hunt for hidden treasures? Let’s go together to find out what riches Hashem buried beneath us.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

The first stop on our quest is theAppalachian Mountains. Black lines of coal that look like veins are visible in the mountains all around, as the region is one of the world’s largest coal resources. You may not think of coal as a treasure, but it’s often referred to as “black diamonds” because of its great value. Coal burns well, as you may remember from your last barbeque, and used to produce over 40 percent of the world’s electricity, make steel, and manufacture cement.

 

 

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