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2010-06-23 12:20:00

TSX-V: TXR Frankfurt: TX0 VANCOUVER, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: TXR; Frankfurt: TX0) has entered into an option to acquire a 100% interest in the Stewart Gold-Copper Property in the Burin Peninsula of Newfoundland, subject to acceptance for filing by the TSX Venture Exchange. The Stewart property consists of two mineral exploration licenses, totaling 173 claims (~43.25 km(2)), located 30 km north-northeast of the town of Marystown, which is in turn...

2010-06-23 05:58:00

TORONTO, June 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX:DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced assay results for five holes from the Spring 2010 Drilling Program. Highlighting these intersections is the Central Area higher grade zone of the Nokomis Deposit which continues to return significantly higher grade results. MEX-170 returned 75 feet of 0.869% copper, 0.246% nickel, 2.5 g/t silver and 1.434 grams per tonne (g/t) Total Precious Metals (TPM (equal sign)...

2010-06-01 19:24:43

A team of Duke University chemists has perfected a simple way to make tiny copper nanowires in quantity. The cheap conductors are small enough to be transparent, making them ideal for thin-film solar cells, flat-screen TVs and computers, and flexible displays. "Imagine a foldable iPad," said Benjamin Wiley, an assistant professor of chemistry at Duke. His team reports its findings online this week in Advanced Materials. Nanowires made of copper perform better than carbon nanotubes, and are...

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2010-05-25 06:23:25

Creating catalysts that can operate efficiently and last a long time is a big barrier to taking fuel-cell technology from the lab bench to the assembly line. The precious metal platinum has been the choice for many researchers, but platinum has two major downsides: It is expensive, and it breaks down over time in fuel-cell reactions. In a new study, chemists at Brown University report a promising advance. They have created a unique core and shell nanoparticle that uses far less platinum yet...

2010-05-17 12:37:00

TSX: SLW NYSE: SLW VANCOUVER, May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Silver Wheaton Corp. ("Silver Wheaton" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE:SLW) announces that it has acquired, by way of a private placement financing, 1.8 million units in Ventana Gold Corp. ("Ventana") (TSX:VEN) at a price of C$11.50 per unit for total consideration of C$20,700,000. The Units are comprised of one common share and one-half of one common share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder to purchase one...

2010-05-17 03:59:00

TORONTO, May 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced results for six holes drilled in the 2010 Drilling Program on the Nokomis Deposit, Ely Minnesota. All holes intersected significant intersections with MEX-167 returning 125 feet of 1.037% copper, 0.311% nickel, 3.6 g/t silver and 1.501 grams per tonne (g/t) Total Precious Metals (TPM (equal sign) Platinum+Palladium+Gold) (Cu Equivalent(x) of 2.586%) including a 55...

2010-05-05 07:10:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- First National Capital Group, an international commodities firm specializing in Precious Metals and IRA's, announced today that it is expanding its operations to a new state-of-the-art facility in downtown Miami in the heart of the financial district located at 1395 Brickell Ave, Florida. This move will accommodate the addition of several top financial experts and traders from the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile exchange. The...

2010-05-03 15:17:00

NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Nichols, Senior Economic Advisor to Rosland Capital (www.roslandcapital.com), had the following commentary based on recent market activity and the week ahead: The gold market is already telling us that the global sovereign debt crisis will likely get worse, despite this weekend's bailout of Greece by the European Union. The U.S. dollar price of gold - having risen 6% in April - began this week and the new month on a strong note, moving higher...

2010-04-22 08:49:00

TORONTO, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced results for six holes drilled in the 2010 Winter Drilling Program on the Nokomis Deposit, Ely Minnesota. Significantly higher grade intersections have been returned for five of the holes, which together with previously reported hole MEX-158, indicates the potential for a larger higher grade area situated in the north central section of the currently defined Nokomis Deposit....

2010-04-19 06:00:00

MONTREAL, April 19 /PRNewswire/ - In keeping with its tradition of innovation, Kitco Metals Inc. introduces a new-generation investment product - Kitco Rhodium Sponge. As an industry first, Kitco is making pure rhodium powder (sponge) available to the individual customer in convenient tamper-proof plastic bottles of one, five and 10 ounces. Now, investors can physically acquire and trade rhodium, the rarest precious metal. Given the increasing demand for and the limited supplies of rhodium,...


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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