Latest Noble metals Stories

2010-10-29 07:50:37

Noble metals such as platinum and palladium are becoming increasingly important because of growth in environmentally friendly applications such as fuel cells and pollution control catalysts.

2010-10-28 00:00:43

Consumers Look to Arch Enterprises about How and Where to Sell Silver Silver refiner, Arch Enterprises launches new website to educate people on how to sell silver scrap. Mexico, MO (Vocus) October 27, 2010 You can hardly drive down the street, read the newspaper, or watch TV these days without seeing an ad from someone wanting to buy your gold, but what about silver? It is not uncommon for most households to have plenty of old sterling silverware, serving platters, coins and jewelry.

2010-10-27 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ - Amarc Resources Ltd. ("Amarc" or the "Company") (TSX-V: AHR; OTCBB: AXREF) announces that it has launched a new corporate website at www.amarcresources.com.

2010-10-14 12:34:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX: FVI / Lima Stock Exchange: FVI) is pleased to announce production figures for third quarter of 2010 from the Caylloma Mine located in Arequipa, Peru.

2010-10-14 13:31:15

Researchers at the University of Connecticut, partnering with United Technologies Research Center engineers, have modeled and developed new classes of alloy materials for use in electronic applications that will reduce reliance on costly gold and other precious metals.

2010-09-29 05:02:00

THUNDER BAY, ON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Red Metal Resources Ltd.

2010-09-23 10:25:00

TORONTO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced assay results for eight holes drilled for Twin Metals Minnesota LLC, on the Nokomis joint venture project.

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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