According to NASA after years of study a discovery of a LARGE quantity of metal has been found at the Moons south pole! Possibly from a large asteroid crash. The amount of metal they are saying is around 5 times the size of Hawaii.
“The dense mass—”whatever it is, wherever it came from”—is weighing the basin floor downward by more than half a mile, he said. Computer simulations of large asteroid impacts suggest that, under the right conditions, an iron-nickel core of an asteroid may be dispersed into the upper mantle (the layer between the Moon’s crust and core) during an impact.”
“We did the math and showed that a sufficiently dispersed core of the asteroid that made the impact could remain suspended in the Moon’s mantle until the present day, rather than sinking to the Moon’s core,” James said.” – NASA
The question now is who is going to get there first to start mining it with huge incentive like that?
Can you imagine the technology that will be created just trying to get it out of the ground, flown back to Earth, then into your lives? It boggles the mind the tech needed. This will also open up a ton of new jobs! Win win all around.