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2014-07-07 16:22:03

TSX, NYSE-MKT Symbol: NCQ VANCOUVER, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - NovaCopper Inc. (TSX, NYSE-MKT: NCQ) ("NovaCopper" or "the Company") announces that it has closed its previously announced non-brokered private placement offering of $7.5 million in Units (the "Offering") which was entirely purchased by the Company's largest shareholders, including Electrum Strategic Resources LP and Paulson & Co. Inc. Each Unit was priced at $1.15 per Unit and consists of one common share of the...

2008-09-18 09:00:34

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 18, 2008) - Apoquindo Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AQM)(BVL:AQM) - Highlights: - Continuous 68 meters of 3.93% Cu is exhibited in secondary copper zone of Adit E and 58 meters of 2.76% Cu is exhibited in secondary copper zone of Adit F - More than 5 square kilometres of leached capping, with locally intense phyllic stockwork, has been outlined by recent geologic mapping and surface rock sampling above the adits - Apoquindo obtained the...

2008-08-12 09:01:18

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 12, 2008) - Condor Resources Inc. ("Condor" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CN) is extremely pleased to report on encouraging progress made at its 100% owned Brahma project in Chile. The first two diamond drill holes of the scheduled 3500m drill hole program have been completed for a total 801.40 metres of drilling, while a third hole is in progress. Copper mineralization was intersected in all three drill holes and coupled with our recent...

2008-06-26 12:03:04

Copper King Mining Corporation (Pink Sheets: CPRK), an ore mining, processing and exploration company located in southern Utah, today provided the updates concerning its mining operations at the Hidden Treasure open pit near Milford, Utah. Copper King commenced stripping the waste rock from its "Hidden Treasure Copper Skarn Ore Body" in June of 2007, removing approximately 2.2 million tons of such waste rock by drilling, blasting and excavation. Removal of the waste rock revealed the...

Latest Bornite Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 12:03:03

Bornite is a sulfide mineral with chemical composition Cu5FeS4 that crystallizes in the cubic system. It has a brown to copper-red color on fresh surfaces that tarnishes to an iridescent purple surface. Its purple to bronze iridescence gives it the nickname peacock ore. Bornite is an important copper ore mineral and occurs widely in porphyry copper deposits along with more common chalcopyrite. It also is found in pegmatites. It is important for its copper content of about 63 percent by mass...

2005-05-26 11:31:44

Chalcopyrite is a copper iron sulfide mineral that crystallizes in the tetragonal system. It has chemical composition CuFeS2. It has a brassy to golden yellow color and hardness of 3.5 to 4 on the Mohs scale. Due to its color it is often confused with pyrite though this mineral has a cubic and not a tetragonal crystal system and chalcopyrite is more often massive and less brittle. Chalcopyrite is also a darker yellow in color. Chalcopyrite is one of the most important copper ores....

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Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'