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2010-12-14 15:30:15

One of the rarest metals on Earth may be an excellent option for enabling future flash memory chips to continue to increase in speed and density, according to a group of researchers in Taiwan.

2010-11-30 00:35:02

Tokyo, Nov 30, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (Holding company of Tanaka Precious Metals, President & CEO: Hideya Okamoto) today announced that Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.

2010-11-24 04:35:03

Tokyo, Nov 24, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Tokyo Electron Limited and Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.(1) announce the successful development of a recycling process for ruthenium precursors (CVD-ruthenium material) used in next generation semiconductor miniaturization technology.Ruthenium precursors which are disposed of without being collected as valuable resources can now be collected, refined, and re-used without returning them to ruthenium metal.

2010-11-23 13:35:20

Fuel cells could create a breakthrough for electric cars, because refuelling them is fast and easy, just like your traditional gas guzzler.

2010-11-23 00:01:07

Steven Zoernack, partner at GoldVest, announces upward revision for price of Palladium to $900.00 an ounce. Palladium is one of a group of six metals often referred to as PGM’s, which stands for Platinum Group Metals.

2010-11-22 17:07:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In How to Invest in Gold and Silver, author Don Durrett expertly creates a beginner's guide to anyone interested in investing in gold and silver for the first time.

2010-11-16 07:00:00

LONDON, November 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Platinum Market to be in Small Surplus in 2010 Palladium Market to be Close to Balance PLATINUM MARKET FORECAST TO BE IN SURPLUS BY 9.0 TONNES IN 2010 Gross platinum demand is forecast to rise by 11 per cent to 235.1 tonnes in 2010, according to Johnson Matthey in "PLATINUM 2010 INTERIM REVIEW", released today.

2010-11-10 16:27:33

Stop-and-go driving can wear on your nerves, but it really does a number on the precious platinum that drives reactions in automotive fuel cells.


Latest Noble metals Reference Libraries

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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...

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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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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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