Latest Noble metals Stories

2010-07-16 13:31:27

Physicists will soon have a better measure of the age of our galaxy, thanks to experiments described in a trio of papers appearing in the journal Physical Review C.

2010-07-07 09:32:00

NEW YORK, July 7 /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: Asian investors, jewelry manufacturers and possibly a few central banks are already using the late-June/early-July sell-off in gold as an opportunity to step up buying.

2010-06-23 12:20:00

TSX-V: TXR Frankfurt: TX0 VANCOUVER, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - TerraX Minerals Inc.

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.

2010-06-01 19:24:43

A team of Duke University chemists has perfected a simple way to make tiny copper nanowires in quantity.

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.

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.

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 foot...

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.

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.

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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