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2011-03-24 02:00:00

VANCOUVER, March 24 /PRNewswire/ - Wildcat Silver Corporation (TSX-V: WS) ("Wildcat" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the results of four additional drill holes completed on the Company's flagship Hermosa property (formerly the Hardshell project)* located in Santa Cruz County, Arizona. "These results continue to support our view that there is considerable potential to expand the resource," Wildcat's President and CEO, Chris Jones said. "Further, in addition to the high grade...

2011-03-21 02:45:00

VANCOUVER, March 21 /PRNewswire/ - Wildcat Silver Corporation (TSX-V: WS) ("Wildcat" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the results of the first three drill holes completed on the Company's flagship Hermosa property (formerly the Hardshell project)* located in Santa Cruz County, Arizona. "We are very encouraged with these drill results," Wildcat's President and CEO, Chris Jones said. "Initial indications show that the size and extent of the Hermosa silver deposit is expanding....

2011-02-11 21:53:26

An international team of researchers has discovered a new class of magnetic superhalogens "“ a class of atomic clusters able to exhibit unusual stability at a specific size and composition, which may be used to advance materials science by allowing scientists to create a new class of salts with magnetic and super-oxidizing properties not previously found. The discovery, which was published Feb. 10 in the Early View issue of the international chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie...

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2010-12-13 10:30:08

Central Pennsylvania lands, once dotted with iron furnaces, retain traces of earlier burning Iron furnaces that once dotted central Pennsylvania may have left a legacy of manganese-enriched soils, according to findings reported last week in the journal Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T). This manganese can be toxic to trees, especially sugar maples and other vegetation, say geoscientists funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The research, which quantified the amounts...

2010-12-11 00:29:00

Iron furnaces that once dotted central Pennsylvania may have left a legacy of manganese enriched soils, according to Penn State geoscientists. This manganese can be toxic to trees, especially sugar maples, and other vegetation. The research, which quantified the amounts of manganese in soil core samples, was part of work done at the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory funded by the National Science Foundation. "Our group's focus was to study the soil chemistry," said Elizabeth M. Herndon,...

2010-10-04 19:36:13

Sensitive new quantitive methods could be used to detect small signs of increased tremor and impaired motor skills caused by exposure to certain metals, and to follow up the treatment of neurological disorders, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. "The aim was to investigate whether quantitative measurement methods, in other words sensitive computer-based methods, could be used to detect small changes in tremor or other motor functions resulting from exposure to low...

2010-09-21 09:31:10

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Ever heard the saying: you are what you eat? Now, Canadian researchers may be saying: you are what you drink. They found children who drink water with more manganese have lower IQs. Researchers examined 362 children who lived in Quebec and were between ages 6 and 13. These kids all lived in homes that were supplied by groundwater. Investigators measured the concentration of manganese, iron, copper, lead, zinc, arsenic, magnesium and calcium in their tap water. Manganese...

2010-09-20 18:56:28

A team of researchers led by Maryse Bouchard, adjunct professor at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology, Health, Environment and Society (CINBIOSE) of the Universit© du Qu©bec à Montr©al and a researcher at Sainte-Justine University Hospital, and Donna Mergler, professor emerita in the Department of Biological Sciences and a member of CINBIOSE, recently completed a study showing that children exposed to high concentrations of manganese in...

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2009-11-17 08:04:55

An accidental discovery in a laboratory at Oregon State University has apparently solved a quest that over thousands of years has absorbed the energies of ancient Egyptians, the Han dynasty in China, Mayan cultures and more "“ the creation of a near-perfect blue pigment. Through much of recorded human history, people around the world have sought inorganic compounds that could be used to paint things blue, often with limited success. Most had environmental or durability issues. Cobalt...

2009-09-29 15:05:00

IZMIR, Turkey, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gryphon Resources reported today it has begun negotiations for purchase of a significant oil & gas exploration interest in Turkey. CEO Serdar Kirmizioglu described this initiative "As a significant expansion of our strategic plans which effectively diversifies the Company. This is a good opportunity and we're confident we can successfully manage oil exploration and continued exploration for manganese and copper. Negotiations are...


Latest Manganese Reference Libraries

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2009-06-19 16:25:24

Aluminum (or aluminium) is a soft, lightweight, silvery metal. It is an element in the boron group on the periodic table of elements, with the symbol Al and atomic number 13. On the earth's crust, aluminum is the most abundant metal, and the third most abundant of all elements on the earth's crust, after oxygen and silicon. It accounts for 8% of the weight of the Earth's solid surface. Because aluminum is a highly reactive metal, it doesn't occur in nature in a pure form. Aluminum forms a...

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2005-05-26 09:07:13

Manganese is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Mn and atomic number 25. Notable characteristics Manganese is a gray-white metal, resembling iron. It is a hard metal and is very brittle, fusible with difficulty, but easily oxidized. Manganese metal is ferromagnetic only after special treatment. The most common oxidation states of manganese are +2, +3, +4, +6 and +7, though oxidation states from +1 to +7 are observed. Mn2+ often competes with Mg2+ in...

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