Latest Chalcocite Stories

2008-10-08 09:00:34

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA and LIMA, PERU--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2008) - Panoro Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:PML)(BVL:PML)(FRANKFURT:PZM)(WKN:914959) ("the Company") is pleased to announce that its exploration program at its 100% owned Antilla Project in Peru continues its success in delineating and expanding the target area of copper and molybdenum mineralization. The Company has received assay results from additional drillholes of the Antilla advanced stage exploration project. The...

2008-10-06 06:00:29

Aurelio Resource Corporation (OTCBB: AULO)(Frankfurt: F3RA) is pleased to report that it has repaid in full the $1.5 million aggregate principal amount of the 10% Convertible Debentures issued in February 2008 (the "Debentures") and due in June 2009. Repayment of the Debentures was made in cash at face value plus all accrued and unpaid interest, and was made in accordance with the terms of the Debentures. During the term of the Debentures, the Debenture Holders received 10% annual...

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...

2008-08-13 21:00:21

SHREVEPORT, La., Aug. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- International Star, Inc. (I-Star) today provided additional details of the results obtained during recent mineral exploration activities on its Detrital Wash claim block in Mohave County, Arizona. In July, I-Star announced that assays performed by an Arizona registered and licensed lab on 252 geological samples recently collected from its mining claims in the Detrital Wash area support historical records obtained by I-Star of significant...

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...

2008-07-17 03:00:29

By Carlson, Shawn M Elder, Mark J Mineral connoisseurs regard Michigan's Copper Country as a mecca for world-class specimens of crystallized copper and silver. Lapidary enthusiasts prefer the area's unique cutting rough, including Lake Superior agate, datolite, and greenstone (pumpellyite). However, the preeminence of these materials sometimes overshadows the many other collectible minerals that occur in the district, including such diverse species as powellite and ferberite, beautiful...

2008-07-09 09:00:45

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) - Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (TSX:PGD) and Peregrine Metals Ltd. - Peregrine Metals Ltd. is pleased to announce the results of diamond drill hole DDH-ALD-43 at the company's Altar porphyry copper project in San Juan Province, Argentina ("Altar"). DDH-ALD-43 intersected 718.90 metres averaging 0.72% Cu, from 210.00 metres to the end of the hole at 928.90 metres. Included in this intersection is a high-grade chalcocite enrichment zone...

Latest Chalcocite Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 11:32:33

Chalcocite, copper(I) sulfide (Cu2S), is an important copper mineral ore. It is opaque, being colored dark-gray to black with a metallic luster. It has a hardness of 2½ - 3. It is a sulfide with an orthorhombic crystal system. Chalcocite is sometimes found as a primary vein mineral in hydrothermal veins. However, most chalcocite occurs in the supergene enriched environment below the oxidation zone of copper deposits as a result of the leaching of copper from the oxidized minerals. It is...

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