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2015-05-20 16:33:09

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A superalloy is an alloy that, generally with iron, nickel, and cobalt as its base alloying element, can resist corrosion and oxidation at a high temperature

2015-05-18 08:36:24

LONDON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MMC Norilsk Nickel (hereinafter, Norilsk Nickel or the Company), the world's largest nickel and palladium producer, hosted today its

2015-05-08 16:22:08

TORONTO, May 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) announces its review of activities and financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015.

2015-05-06 08:25:27

TORONTO, May 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to have been awarded the provincial Silver Medal for small and medium businesses in the Innovation category

2015-04-10 08:21:49

CALGARY, April 10, 2015 /CNW/ - TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI) (OTCQB:TVIPF) ("TVI" or "the Company") and TVI's Philippine affiliate, TVI Resource Development (Phils.), Inc.

2015-03-19 08:22:34

LONDON, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In August 2014, BHP Billiton (BHPB) announced that it intended to demerge its aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets

2015-03-11 08:22:36

TSX: TVI OTCQB: TVIPF CALGARY, March 11, 2015 /CNW/ - TVI Pacific Inc.


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2005-05-26 11:18:13

Cobalt is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Co and atomic number 27. Notable characteristics Cobalt is a hard ferromagnetic silver-white element. The Curie temperature is of 1388 K with 1.6~1.7 Bohr magnetons per atom. It is frequently associated with nickel, and both are characteristic ingredients of meteoric iron. Mammals require small amounts of cobalt salts. Cobalt-60, an artificially produced radioactive isotope of cobalt, is an important radioactive...

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2005-05-26 10:59:02

Garnierite is a mineral composed of hydrous nickel silicates a member of the serpentine group with formula: (Ni,Mg)3Si2O5(OH). Népouite is a synonym. Garnierite is important as a source of nickel and is mined from laterite deposits which are formed by intense weathering and secondary enrichment of ultramafic igneous rocks.

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2005-05-26 08:33:21

Pentlandite is a iron-nickel sulfide, (Fe,Ni)9S8. Pentlandite usually has a Ni:Fe ratio of close to 1:1. It also contains minor cobalt. Pentlandite forms isometric crystals, but is normally found in massive granular aggregates. It is brittle with a hardness of 3.5 - 4 and specific gravity of 4.6 - 5.0 and is non-magnetic. It has a yellowish bronze color. Pentlandite is the chief ore of nickel. Typically associated with pyrrhotite, niccolite, biotite, millerite, pyrite, and chalcopyrite...

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2005-05-25 18:52:44

Platinum is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, ductile, precious, gray-white transition metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores along with some native deposits. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in automobiles. Notable characteristics The metal is a beautiful silvery-white when pure, and malleable...

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sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.