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2010-09-17 10:58:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp.

2010-09-03 09:33:00

(all amounts in USD unless stated otherwise) VANCOUVER, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp.

2010-08-17 10:36:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp. (TSX: MXY) announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Magma Energy Sweden A.B., today has closed a portion of a previously announced agreement to acquire further shares of Iceland geothermal company HS Orka hf.

2010-08-03 16:09:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp.

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2010-08-03 09:20:21

A new study has found that a mixing of two different types of magma is the key to the historic eruptions of Mount Hood, Oregon’s tallest mountain, and that eruptions often happen in a relatively short time – weeks or months – after this mixing occurs.

2010-07-28 09:32:00

VANCOUVER, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp. (TSX: MXY) is responding to comments that have been made by the government of Iceland at a recent press conference.

2010-06-21 08:25:00

VANCOUVER, June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp. (TSX: MXY) announces the following senior management changes: At our company's head office in Vancouver, Ms. Sandra Lim will retire as Chief Financial Officer on June 30. Sandra was instrumental in Magma's early development.

2010-06-16 08:25:00

(All amounts in US dollars and all MW according to the Geothermal Reporting Code) TSX: MXY VANCOUVER, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp. (TSX: MXY) is pleased to provide an exploration update on our properties in Chile and Peru.

2010-06-14 08:25:00

(All amounts in US dollars unless otherwise stated) VANCOUVER, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp. (TSX: MXY) is pleased to provide an update on its activities at three of its Nevada projects.

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2010-04-09 12:30:00

"Supervolcanoes" have been blamed for multiple mass extinctions in Earth's history, but the cause of their massive eruptions is unknown.


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2005-05-25 18:34:42

Scoria is a term used by geologists to describe an igneous rock containing many gas bubbles, or vesicules. Scoria forms when magma rich in dissolved gases is vented. As the magma encounters lower pressures, the gasses are able to escape and form bubbles. These bubbles are trapped when the magma cools and solidifies. Volcanic cones of scoria can be left behind after eruptions, usually forming mountains with a crater at the summit. An example is Mount Wellington, Auckland in New Zealand....

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