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2008-08-06 09:00:45

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 6, 2008) - ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ATC) is pleased to announce very significant gold results from diamond drilling at its wholly owned Rau property in the Keno Hill District of central Yukon. The discovery lies on the northern edge of the prolific Tintina Gold Province, a belt of mostly intrusion-related gold deposits that stretches across Yukon and Alaska. Encouraging surface results and visual evaluation of drill core have now been...

2008-05-14 03:00:23

By Lupulescu, Marian The principal goal of this article is to present the impor- tant minerals from the New York State iron deposits. Not all the minerals identified in these deposits can be seen by the naked eye; some are found only in thin sections, and others are not aesthetically impressive, making them of limited collector interest. In general, these will not be noted here, except for those that represent very rare occurrences; they will be mentioned along with their localities, but...


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2005-05-26 09:37:09

Limonite Limonite is a ferric hydrate of varying composition, the generic formula is frequently written as FeO(OH)·nH2O, although this is not entirely accurate as Limonite often contains a varying amount of oxide compared to hydroxide. Together with hematite, it is mined as ore for the production of iron. Limonite is heavy and yellowish-brown. It is not a true mineral, however, but a mixture of similar hydrated iron oxide minerals, mostly Goethite. Limonite forms mostly in or near...

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