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2010-01-14 16:48:00

TSX-V: PCY OTC: PCYRF Frankfurt: 3P1 VANCOUVER, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Prophecy Resource Corp. (TSX.V: PCY; OTC: PCYRF; Frankfurt: 3P1) has entered into an option agreement with Randsburg International Gold Corp. (TSX.V: RGZ) whereby Prophecy can earn an 80% interest in the Titan Vanadium-Titanium-Iron project located in Ontario, Canada. The Titan project is located in eastern Ontario approximately 120 km east-northeast of Sudbury, straddling the boundary between...

2010-01-12 08:27:00

LONDON, January 12 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - Nickel: Market Outlook to 2014 (12th Edition, 2010) The fallout from the financial crisis that afflicted the world economy has seen nickel prices fluctuate wildly. LME prices peaked at just over US$52,000/t in May 2007, on the back of strong demand and low stocks, but had fallen by over 80% by the end of 2008, as demand collapsed. By the fourth quarter of 2009, however, prices had recovered to US$18,500/t....

2010-01-12 08:00:00

TSX-V: PCY OTC: PCYRF Frankfurt: 3P1 VANCOUVER, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Prophecy Resource Corp. (TSX-V: PCY) is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with VMS Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: VMS) whereby Prophecy has been granted the option to earn a 100% interest in the Lynn Gabbros property located in Manitoba, Canada near the Company's Lynn Lake Nickel-Copper project. The Lynn Lake Nickel Camp is located in northern Manitoba, about 320 km by road northwest of...

2010-01-04 18:28:00

FORT LEE, N.J., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association today announced the ten most important new NIAnswers recently added to its database. Sign-up today for the free NIA newsletter at http://inflation.us. What do you think about Elliot Wave theorists like Robert Prechter and Harry Dent who say we're in the 3rd wave down in a Grand Super Cycle? They claim that the government will not be able to "print" their way out of the deflation. What are deflationists missing? The...

2010-01-04 08:00:00

TSX-V Symbol: PCY VANCOUVER, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Lynn Lake Nickel-Copper Project ------------------------------- Prophecy Resource Corp. (TSX.V: PCY) is pleased to announce that, further to its news release dated October 21, 2009, it has received TSX Venture Exchange approval to the terms of an option agreement with Victory Nickel Inc. (TSX.T: NI) whereby Prophecy has the right to acquire a 100% interest in the Lynn Lake Nickel-Copper Project located in Manitoba,...

2009-12-14 05:00:00

Symbol: NOT:TSX-V Shares Outstanding: 163,631,957 Fully Diluted: 173,461,957 TORONTO, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Noront Resources Ltd. ("Noront" or the "Company") (TSX Venture: NOT) announces its offer to acquire all the common shares of Freewest Resources Canada Inc. ("Freewest") expired as of 11:59 p.m. (Toronto time) on December 11, 2009 and was not extended. Noront, in accordance with the terms of its offer, has taken up and will pay for the...

2009-12-11 11:52:00

U.S. Conference of Mayors to Honor Copenhagen Mayor WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Led by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Seattle (WA) Mayor Greg Nickels, a delegation of U.S. Mayors including the organization's Vice President Burnsville (MN) Mayor Elizabeth Kautz, Second Vice President Los Angeles (CA) Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and Past President Trenton (NJ) Mayor Douglas Palmer, will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 15) and deliver remarks...

2009-12-11 09:07:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- When she debuts in winter 2011, Oceania Cruises' new Marina will be the first ship to offer luxury suites completely appointed from furniture and fabrics to lighting and bedding using the acclaimed Ralph Lauren Home collection. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091211/FL24364 ) To accomplish this industry first, the cruise line tapped New York-based Tocar Interior Design because of the award-winning partners' keen familiarity with the Polo...

2009-12-10 06:00:00

TORONTO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Noront Resources Ltd. ("Noront" or the "Company") (TSX Venture: NOT) is pleased to provide new assay results from its AT12 deposit at the McFaulds Lake Property located within the Ring of Fire mineral district in the James Bay Lowlands. Results include assays from six holes from the Company's revitalized exploration campaign at the AT12 property, and four holes drilled this past summer. Three of the six holes from AT12 assayed, contain encouraging...

2009-12-09 19:02:00

- NORONT SEEKS PUBLIC DISCLOSURE BY FREEWEST AS TO THE REASONS FOR SETTING A RECORD DATE OF DECEMBER 10, 2009 AND WHETHER CLIFFS WILL BE ENTITLED TO VOTE ITS SHARES - NORONT'S OFFER EXPIRES AT 11:59 PM ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2009 Symbol: NOT:TSX-V Shares Outstanding: 163,631,957 Fully Diluted: 173,461,957 TORONTO, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Noront Resources Ltd. ("Noront" or the "Company") (TSX Venture: NOT) requests...

Latest Nickel Reference Libraries

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...

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.

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...

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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