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2009-07-09 13:45:00

Iron and manganese compounds, in addition to sulfate, may play an important role in converting methane to carbon dioxide and eventually carbonates in the Earth's oceans, according to a team of researchers looking at anaerobic sediments. These same compounds may have been key to methane reduction in the early, oxygenless days of the planet's atmosphere."We used to believe that microbes only consumed methane in marine anaerobic sediment if sulfate was present," said Emily Beal, graduate student...

2009-07-02 11:30:00

For a long time, batteries were bulky and heavy. Now, a new cutting-edge battery is revolutionizing the field. It is thinner than a millimeter, lighter than a gram, and can be produced cost-effectively through a printing process.In the past, it was necessary to race to the bank for every money transfer and every bank statement. Today, bank transactions can be easily carried out at home. Now where is that piece of paper again with the TAN numbers? In the future you can spare yourself the...

2009-06-05 09:07:41

A species of bacteria, isolated from sediments deep under the Pacific Ocean, could provide a powerful clean-up tool for heavy metal pollution. Writing in the current issue of the journal, Microbiology, Professor Gejiao Wang and his colleagues from Huazhong Agricultural University in Wuhan, PR China describe how a particular strain of Brachybacterium, strain Mn32, proved to be highly effective in removing manganese from solutions, converting it into insoluble manganese oxides. Not only did the...

2009-03-05 12:05:00

IZMIR, Turkey, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gryphon Resources Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GRYO) reports it has signed the first contract for sale of manganese from its H33D4 site in Turkey and is negotiating sales with four other buyers. Under the initial contract, in May 2009 Gryphon's Turkish subsidiary APM Madencilik Ltd. ("APM") will begin delivering 1,000 tons of manganese per month to a trading company which supplies customers in China. Additionally, APM is negotiating contracts...

2009-03-01 09:07:56

Teams of scientists from Australia and the United States have used yeast and mammalian cells to discover a connection between genetic and environmental causes of Parkinson's disease. Yeasts are single cell organisms, used widely in biological research because their structure resembles that of cells found in animals and humans. Yeasts share many genes, or their functional equivalents, with humans and offer the ability to screen or test thousands of genes and analyzing their effects. Two genes...

2008-11-04 12:00:17

Southern Hemisphere Mining (TSX VENTURE: SH) ("SHM") is pleased to announce that the company has identified a manganese opportunity located 170 km inland from the Port of Arica, Northern Chile. The company believes that this opportunity has the potential to be a significant manganese resource. Los Pumas Project - Background This manganese occurrence has been designated as the Los Pumas Project by the Company. It is a multiple layered tabular style occurrence with a surface expression of...

2008-10-16 15:00:20

Rocher Deboule Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE: RD)(PINK SHEETS: RDBHF) ("Rocher Deboule" or the "Company") is pleased to report it has completed the assembly of its target properties in the Artillery Peak manganese district of Arizona. This assembly marks the first time in fifty (50) years this manganese camp has fallen under the control of one company. The Company now controls properties acquired through staking, a 100% acquisition, two joint ventures and two purchase agreements. The entire...

2008-09-09 09:00:36

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 9, 2008) - Savant Explorations Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SVT) ("Savant") is pleased to announce that it has acquired by staking two wholly owned exploration properties located in the State of Chihuahua midway between the producing Bismark silver/zinc mine, 170 km to the NW and the producing Santa Eulalia silver/lead/zinc mining district 165 km to the SE. These readily accessible properties include the La Morena concession of 218.28 square kilometres...

2008-09-03 09:00:32

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aspire International, Inc's ("Aspire" or the "Company") (OTCBB:APIT) wholly owned subsidiary Aspire GuangXi Inc. ("AGI") announced today the release of the mining business executive summary. Executive Summary Summary of Business Objective Aspire GuangXi Inc. (AGI) is an enterprise with emphasis on business in Greater China, tapping on the fast growth of the region in the decades. AGI focuses on the high-growth mining and exploration industry...

2008-09-03 03:00:16

Regulatory News: Following the announcement on 20 November 2007, in which Kalagadi Manganese and ArcelorMittal announced the finalisation of an agreement confirming the selection of ArcelorMittal as a joint venture partner in developing Kalagadi's manganese deposits, the Parties have today announced that all conditions precedent to the transaction have been satisfied and the transaction implemented. ArcelorMittal has effected payment of its subscription amount to subscribe for a 50%...


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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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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