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Thursday, April 05, 2012

 

The bunkers at Augusta are filled with mining waste

AP

You know those pristine white bunkers?

They're actually composed of waste product from the mining of aluminum, according to Golf.com

Basically, there's this company that mines feldspar (rocks) for aluminum. This process produces waste in the form of really bright, pure quartz — that's what Augusta uses.



Read more:
 http://www.businessinsider.com/augusta-national-masters-rules-2012-4#the-bunkers-at-augusta-are-filled-with-mining-waste-6#ixzz1rAF4CHZ5


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