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2015-05-19 08:29:31

Tech Companies Intel, Qualcomm, Apple Set the Bar, While Energy Equipment, Packaging, Healthcare Equipment Industries Lag Behind OAKLAND, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-05-19 08:27:28

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delegates of the member states to the Rotterdam Convention failed to reach an unanimous decision on inclusion of chrysotile

2015-04-28 23:10:49

Datamyne trade data yields country-of-origin, details of 3T+G imports out of Africa – can fill in gaps in documenting supply chains for SEC special disclosure mandated by Dodd-Frank

2015-03-27 12:30:11

iPoint consolidates market-leadership in the field of Conflict Minerals compliance solutions REUTLINGEN, Germany, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The iPoint Conflict

2015-03-02 04:22:47

MUNICH, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C.

2014-11-12 16:22:15

Eighty percent further indicate the ability to source U.S. minerals and metals is important to their company. WASHINGTON, Nov.

2014-11-04 16:20:25

iPoint-systems consolidates its market leadership in the field of Conflict Minerals reporting software / Customers from 76 countries REUTLINGEN, Germany, November 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-10-22 08:24:27

Investors Representing More Than Euro 855 Billion Recommend Changes to Proposed EU Regulation BRUSSELS and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct.

2014-10-15 20:21:16

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating its 20th year, the American Petroleum Institute (API) features Source Intelligence's Dr. Michelle Turner to address conflict minerals.

2014-10-08 23:08:36

TPP has updated it's conflict minerals management and reporting tools due to recent Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) updates to the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT), and


Latest Minerals Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:30:45

Chert is a fine-grained silica-rich cryptocrystalline sedimentary rock that may contain small fossils. It varies greatly in color from white to black, but most often manifests as gray, brown, grayish brown and light green to rusty red; its color is an expression of trace elements present in the rock, and both red and green are most often related to traces of iron (in its oxidized and reduced forms respectively). It outcrops as nodules in limestone, chalk, and dolostone formations as a...

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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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