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2011-12-09 17:55:00

JustMensRings.com (JMR) is pleased to introduce a luxurious collection of menâs designer platinum rings from one of the nationâs top wedding ring designers. Utterly brilliant and crafted to the finest detail, this handsome collection is made to impress. Jensen Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 Since JustMensRings.com (JMR) launched six years ago, this specialty online retailer has gained a loyal following. Shoppers rely on JustMensRings.com for the best...

2011-10-12 11:51:06

Inexorable demand for consumer goods places strain on supply of metals Geologists are warning of shortages and bottlenecks of some metals due to an insatiable demand for consumer products. A meeting of leading geologists, reported in the scientific journal Nature Geoscience, highlights the dangers in the inexorable surge in demand for metals. Dr. Gawen Jenkin, of the Department of Geology, University of Leicester, is the lead convenor of the Fermor Meeting of the Geological Society...


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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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