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Radiation Eaters

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Mponeng Gold Mine, South Africa
Temperature: 140 F
Pressure: 4500 psi
Rock 2.5 billion years old
Scale: Ground level, 0.5 miles, 1.0 miles, 1.5 miles, 2.0 miles, 2.5 miles, 3.0 miles

Credit: Nicolle Rager Fuller, National Science Foundation.