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2009-12-08 16:23:00

TORONTO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Noront Resources Ltd. ("Noront" or the "Company") (TSX Venture: NOT) is pleased to report that check assays of hole 09-070-W1 at the Company's Eagle's Nest deposit, at the McFaulds Lake Property, confirm the impressive platinum and palladium grades originally reported on November 19, 2009. More interestingly, the high grade platinum and palladium grades triggered internal quality controls which included assaying samples with both platinum and palladium...

2009-11-30 21:06:12

Just as a gecko sheds its tail, metal-alloy particles endure 850 degrees Celsius by ditching weaker components, researchers report in Nature Materials A University of Pittsburgh team overcame a major hurdle plaguing the development of nanomaterials such as those that could lead to more efficient catalysts used to produce hydrogen and render car exhaust less toxic. The researchers reported Nov. 29 in "Nature Materials" the first demonstration of high-temperature stability in metallic...

2009-11-30 17:38:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Nichols, Managing Director of American Precious Metals Advisors and Senior Economic Advisor to Rosland Capital, today made the following statement on Friday's price correction of gold on news that Dubai is having trouble making payments for infrastructure construction and real estate developments: "We should have seen it coming. "When Americans were celebrating Thanksgiving, the potential multi-billion dollar debt default by a Dubai state-owned...

2009-11-24 06:30:00

TORONTO, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM, FWB: WC7) today announced that Wallbridge and major platinum producer Lonmin Plc have approved CDN$1.25 million to carry out the 2010 work program on Wallbridge and Lonmin's Sudbury Camp Joint Venture ("SCJV") properties. The funding provides for up to approximately 4,500 metres of diamond drilling and other exploration work for the period from October 1st, 2009 to September 30th, 2010 and will focus mainly...

2009-11-18 06:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce their Nokomis Deposit has been nominated for the Mining Journal's Exploration Award, given for notable exploration success during the past year. The Mining Journal's Outstanding Achievements Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, December 2nd in London, U.K. Details about the Awards Dinner as well as online voting can be found at the Mining Journal website...

2009-11-16 13:11:00

SPOKANE VALLEY, WA, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Revett Minerals Inc., Spokane Valley, Washington ("TSX-RVM") ("Revett" or the "Company") announces its consolidated operating and financial results for the Company's three & nine months ended September 30, 2009. Currency is reported in United States dollars unless otherwise indicated. Major Highlights for three & nine months ended September 30, 2009 include: - Successfully restructured debt and payment obligations with...

2009-11-13 09:02:00

SPOKANE VALLEY, WA, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Revett Minerals Inc. ("Revett or the Company") ("TSX:RVM/OTCBB:RVMIF) has received final approval from the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) on its amended plan of operations to develop the previously identified higher grade "C-Beds" at the Troy Mine. Total production at the Troy mine for the first nine months of 2009 remained consistent, totaling 879,449 ounces of silver and 6.7 million pounds of copper. Recent...

2009-11-13 06:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM; FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge") today announced that platinum-palladium-gold-copper-nickel assay results from the intersection of sulphide mineralization on its Parkin Joint Venture property in Sudbury (see Wallbridge Press Release dated November 2, 2009), have confirmed the presence of base and precious metal values in the intercept. Total Precious Metal (Platinum+Palladium+Gold or "TPM") values within the 14.24...

2009-11-12 09:44:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Nichols, Managing Director of American Precious Metals Advisors and Senior Economic Advisor to Rosland Capital LLC, one of the nation's leading precious metals asset management firms, made the following statement after the price of gold reached an all-time high of $1,109 on Monday, November 9: "It's good news for gold and gold investors that the yellow metal today reached another all-time high as trading opened today. It's important to take into...

2009-11-09 14:59:14

Dana Filoti of the University of New Hampshire will present thin films of silver and copper she has developed that can kill bacteria and may one day help to cut down on hospital infections. The antimicrobial properties of silver and copper have been known for centuries -- last year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officially registered copper alloys, allowing them to be marketed with the label "kills 99.9% of bacteria within two hours." Copper ions are known to penetrate bacteria and...


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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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.