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2013-12-03 04:22:00

All three holes contain thick intervals of high-grade copper mineralization Drilling continues to support likelihood that two major mineralized zones connect at depth, significantly expanding both the open pit and underground targets TSX, NYSE-MKT Symbol: NCQ VANCOUVER, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - NovaCopper Inc. (TSX, NYSE-MKT: NCQ) ("NovaCopper" or "the Company") is pleased to announce additional assay results from exploration diamond drilling at its Bornite Project, which is...

2013-12-02 21:16:24

High-resolution GPS signals provide new insights into the mechanisms of stress transfer in subduction zones On 27 February 2010 an earthquake of magnitude 8.8 struck South-Central Chile near the town of Maule. The main shock displaced the subduction interface by up to 16 meters. Like usually after strong earthquakes a series of aftershocks occurred in the region with decreasing size over the next months. A surprising result came from an afterslip study: Up to 2 meters additional slip...

2013-12-02 08:24:29

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) reported that the Lisewo-2 well will be completed for production prior to further testing. The well was drilled to a depth of 3,779 meters and cased to the top of the Rotliegend target reservoir. A total of 27 meters were cored at the top of the reservoir which showed excellent reservoir quality and gas saturation similar to the Lisewo-1 well. Planned operations call for completing the well for production....

2013-12-02 08:23:50

DALLAS, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that Steve Newby, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Matt Harrison, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Leveraged Finance Conference in Boca Raton, Florida on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at approximately 2:50 p.m. local time. The presentation materials associated with this event will be accessible through the...

Photographic Evidence, Lidar Helps Scientists More Accurately Locate San Andreas Fault Trace
2013-11-27 19:21:53

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com – your Universe Online At precisely 5:12 am on the morning of April 18, 1906, the northernmost 296 miles of the San Andreas Fault jolted many Californians from their sleep. The initial quake and catastrophic fires that followed are estimated to have sent nearly 3,000 to an early grave. Geologists claim this temblor to have been one of the most significant earthquakes of all time. This claim holds true when one considers that we are still learning from...

2013-11-26 12:22:23

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the "Company") will release its Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter results for the period ended October 31, 2013, after market hours on Tuesday, December 10th, 2013. Beginning at 8:30AM (ET) on Wednesday, December 11th, the Company will host a conference call for analysts, investors and other interested parties. Listeners may access a live broadcast of the conference call on the Company's web site...

Minerals Were Scarce When Life First Formed On Earth: Study
2013-11-26 08:05:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Just eight percent of the nearly 5,000 different types of minerals currently found on Earth were present on or near the planet’s surface when life first originated, according to new research published in the latest edition of the American Journal of Science. According to researchers from the Carnegie Institution for Science, life came about as a result of natural processes that took advantage of raw materials available during...

2013-11-25 23:31:57

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global Healthcare Data Analytics Market 2012-2016” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-healthcare-data-analytics-market-2012-2016 Albany,NY (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Global Healthcare Data Analytics market to grow at a CAGR of 22.30 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing need for effectively using patients...

2013-11-25 20:21:49

TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Roxgold Inc. ("Roxgold" or "the Company") (TSXV: ROG) today reported its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2013. For complete details of the unaudited Condensed Interim Consolidated Financial Statements and associated Management's Discussion and Analysis for the periods ended September 30, 2013, please see the Company's filings on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) or on the Company's website (www.roxgold.com). FINANCIAL...

2013-11-25 08:21:43

VANCOUVER, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE: FSM) (TSX: FVI) (BVL: FVI) (Frankfurt: F4S.F) is pleased to announce assay results for the initial step-out drilling of the Trinidad North discovery located adjacent to the San Jose Mine in Oaxaca, Mexico. Three drill holes have been completed to-date with assay results currently being available for the first two drill holes, representing step-outs of approximately 80 and 150 meters from prior drill holes....


Latest Geology Reference Libraries

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Mauna Kea
2014-04-10 11:49:35

Mauna Kea is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 13,803 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island and is thought to be about one million years old. Mauna Kea, like all Hawaiian volcanoes, was created when the Pacific tectonic plate passed over a volcanic hotspot. The Hawaiian volcanoes, which extend over an area known as the Hawaiian Ridge – Emperor Seamount chain, have been well studied, but it is not known how the...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

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