Latest Nickel Stories

2009-11-27 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint today announced the new design that Americans will see on the reverse (tails side) of Native American $1 Coins next year. The design, based on the theme "Government - The Great Tree of Peace," depicts the Hiawatha Belt with five arrows bound together, with the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, $1, Haudenosaunee and Great Law of Peace. The United States Mint will commence issuing these coins in January 2010, and...

2009-11-20 10:23:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. The Global Animation Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164194/The-Global-Animation-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire There is perhaps no genre of film or television more global than animation. Success for a film or TV series in one country can translate -- often very quickly -- into a global hit. And success in...

2009-11-19 19:42:37

Much of our planet's mineral wealth was deposited billions of years ago when Earth's chemical cycles were different from today's. Using geochemical clues from rocks nearly 3 billion years old, a group of scientists including Andrey Bekker and Doug Rumble from the Carnegie Institution have made the surprising discovery that the creation of economically important nickel ore deposits was linked to sulfur in the ancient oxygen-poor atmosphere. These ancient ores -- specifically iron-nickel...

2009-11-13 11:13:00

NYSE-A: ROY TSX: IRC DENVER, CO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - International Royalty Corporation (NYSE-Amex: ROY, TSX: IRC) (the "Company" or "IRC") today reported its 2009 third quarter financial results. All figures are in United States dollars unless noted otherwise. Complete financial results are available on SEDAR, EDGAR and on the Company's website at www.internationalroyalty.com. Highlights for the third quarter of 2009: - Royalty revenue was $6.6 million,...

2009-11-13 06:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM; FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge") today announced that platinum-palladium-gold-copper-nickel assay results from the intersection of sulphide mineralization on its Parkin Joint Venture property in Sudbury (see Wallbridge Press Release dated November 2, 2009), have confirmed the presence of base and precious metal values in the intercept. Total Precious Metal (Platinum+Palladium+Gold or "TPM") values within the 14.24...

2009-11-02 06:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM; FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge") today announced that copper-nickel sulphide mineralization has been intersected in diamond drill hole WMM-014 on its Parkin Joint Venture property in Sudbury. The 17.8 metre intersection was made while targeting an off-hole UTEM-4 electromagnetic survey anomaly detected in diamond drill hole WMM-010 and confirmed by a survey in WMM-010W1, the first wedge-cut from WMM-010 (see...

2009-10-27 16:47:00

Symbol: NOT:TSX-V Shares Outstanding: 163,631,957 Fully Diluted: 173,461,957 TORONTO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Noront Resources Ltd. ("Noront" or the "Company") (TSX Venture: NOT) is pleased to report newly obtained assay results and detailed modeling at the Blackbird deposits indicate a new, distinct gold zone at the Company's McFaulds Lake property in the James Bay lowlands, Ontario. The "Triple J" zone has been drill traced over a 1.0 kilometre...

2009-10-27 12:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ghosts and goblins aren't the only spooky things lurking around this Halloween. A new report by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reveals that popular children's face paints contain lead, a potent neurotoxin, as well as nickel, cobalt and chromium, which can cause lifelong skin sensitization and contact dermatitis. Creepier yet, these metals were not listed on any of the product labels, so parents have no way of knowing what children are...

2009-10-26 13:50:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Metal Recycling 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0155742/Reportlinker-Adds-Metal-Recycling-2009.html This Market Report examines the UK metal recycling market, which reached an estimated value of 2.41bn pounds Sterling in 2008. The volume of scrap metal consumed in 2008 stood at 5.6 million tonnes -- 6.4% below the 2007 estimates, which were...

2009-10-16 10:20:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Global Greeting Cards Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0155040/Reportlinker-Adds-Global-Greeting-Cards-Industry.html The global outlook series on Greeting Cards provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers a bird's eye view of the global greeting cards...

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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