Latest Noble metals Stories

2011-08-18 00:00:42

In the past few months, several reputable penny auction sites like HappyBidDay.com have embraced the increasing value of precious metals by starting to auction off gold and silver in the form of coins and bullion. (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 Gold and silver is becoming attractive to most consumers who want something tangible to invest in rather than an idea that could go down flaming with the stock market.

2011-07-26 07:30:00

TSX: PFN OTCQX: PAWEF Frankfurt: P7J -- A technique has been developed to estimate the Rhodium (Rh), concentration of the Indicated and Measured Resource of the River Valley intrusion from Platinum (Pt) and Palladium (Pd) concentrations. -- The Rh content of the resource is estimated at~ 10% of the Pt content -- A significant proportion of the PGE's initially deposited in the conduit may still be...

2011-07-21 06:30:00

TORONTO, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM) (FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge") today announced a $1.6 million, 5,000 meter drill program with partner Impala Platinum Holdings PLC ("Impala") to extend the platinum, palladium, gold, copper and nickel mineralization at the Milnet 1500 zone , and test targets on other parts of the property package, which covers a 9.4 kilometre strike length of the Parkin Offset dyke in Sudbury. "We are very pleased to have the...

2011-07-19 05:18:00

LONDON, Ontario, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SilverSaver has just launched its program in Canada. SilverSaver gives you a simple, safe and disciplined way to build your savings in a protected and tangible asset.

2011-07-12 00:35:01

Fine patterns formed at once enable the creation of low-temperature wafer bonding that is highly heat resistance and highly reliable, and can be applied to advanced MEMS, high-brightness LEDs and small-sized chip electronic componentsTokyo, July 12, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.(1) and SUSS MicroTec KK will begin joint development of pattern transfer and bonding technology using sub-micron sized (1/10,000mm) gold particles.This joint development will encompass...

2011-07-07 05:00:00

TORONTO, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX: DM.U) is pleased to announce assay results for 15 holes drilled on the Twin Metals Nokomis Deposit in northeastern Minnesota, including 9 holes containing intersections with Total Precious Metals (TPM = Platinum+Palladium+Gold) grades greater than 1g/t and 11 holes having intersections greater than 1.7% Copper Equivalent*.

2011-06-28 06:30:00

TORONTO, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM) (FWB: WC7) (the "Company") today announced that it had completed delivery of 30,500 tonnes of material from its Broken Hammer platinum-palladium-copper deposit to Xstrata`s Strathcona Mill for processing.  Currently the material is scheduled for batch processing next month.  This will determine the metallurgical recoveries and allow for final determination grade, mining dilution and fines losses. ...

Latest Noble metals Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 08:39:47

Molybdenite is a mineral of molybdenum disulfide, MoS2. Similar in appearance and feel to graphite, molybdenite has a lubricating effect which is produced by its structure of close-spaced parallel cleavage planes. Finely powdered MoS2, with particle sizes in the 1-100 µm range, is a common technical dry lubricant. It is also often mixed into various oils or greases, which allows mechanisms so lubricated to run less noisy and to keep running for a while longer even if most of the oil should...

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...

2005-05-25 17:25:52

Silver is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ag (from the traditional abbreviation from the Latin Argentum) and atomic number 47. A soft white lustrous transition metal, silver has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal and occurs in minerals and in free form. This metal is used in coins, jewelry, tableware, and photography. Notable characteristics Silver is a very ductile and malleable (slightly harder than gold) univalent coinage metal...

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The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.