As if being a superhero isn't already hard enough. Now scientists in Serbia have uncovered a new mineral with virtually the same chemical makeup as kryptonite, the green crystals powerful enough to bring even the Man of Steel to his knees. The mineral, sodium lithium boron silicate hydroxide, will be called jadarite after the Jada mine where it was found.
Oddly, it does not contain fluorine, like the batch of kryptonite stolen from Lex Luthor's lab did, and it's white, not green. So its exact potency is not known. Still, as a precautionary measure, any living descendants … Read more