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2011-03-09 07:41:00

HONG KONG, March 9 /PRNewswire/ - Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting resource miners Northgate Minerals Corporation (TSX:NGX)(NYSE Amex:NXG) and New Gold Inc. (TSX:NGD)(NYSE Amex:NGD).

2011-02-10 08:15:00

THUNDER BAY, ON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ - Red Metal Resources Ltd.

2011-02-10 07:11:00

(All figures are in US dollars unless otherwise indicated) VANCOUVER, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ - New Gold Inc. ("New Gold") (TSX and NYSE AMEX:NGD) today announces that Goldcorp Inc.

2011-02-10 05:29:00

TORONTO, February 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced assay results for 15 holes drilled by Twin Metals Minnesota LLC (Twin Metals), on the Nokomis joint venture project in Minnesota, U.S.A.

2011-02-09 07:10:28

China has been building up reserves of precious metals that could give the communist country more control over those resources that are needed for many of today’s high-tech products.

2011-01-20 13:01:00

HIGHLIGHTS A 30,000 tonne bulk sampling program is underway at the Broken Hammer Zone in Sudbury to confirm grade and recoveries of the NI 43-101 compliant resource and to determine economic viability of mining the deposit. A 2500 metre winter drill program is being initiated to follow-up on 2010 results and to test several high-priority targets near the Amy Lake PGE Zone, Frost Lake Project. Drill results from Parkin Offset Property, Milnet 1500 Zone are being reviewed with...

2011-01-20 10:50:00

--International Delegates Meet in Japan-- CHAMPIONS GATE, Fla., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mercury, the main ingredient in "silver" or amalgam fillings, will be the subject of a United Nations conference to be held in Chiba, Japan on January 24-28.

2011-01-11 00:00:51

Silver has been one of the most neglected of all precious metals, but it is now the most wanted asset by all precious metal investors in Australia, according to Gold De Royale http://www.goldderoyale.com.au one of the nation’s largest online precious metals companies.

2011-01-01 06:05:00

Scientists in Japan have created an alloy that is similar to a precious metal used in many high-tech products, according to a news report on Thursday, calling the breakthrough present-day alchemy.

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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