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2014-10-16 12:23:35

TSX: TVI OTCQX: TVIPF CALGARY, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI) (OTCQX:TVIPF) ("TVI") and TVI's Philippine affiliate, TVI Resource Development (Phils.), Inc. ("TVIRD") are pleased to announce that loading has commenced on the first shipment of high-iron/low nickel direct shipping ore ("DSO") produced from the Agata project located in northern Mindanao, the Philippines. The launch of the Agata DSO operation is the culmination of two years of mine development and permitting...

2014-10-16 08:24:33

-- New ground to cover the NW extension of a 500m long gold in soil anomaly coinciding with a suspected weak chargeability induced polarization anomaly. KINGSTON, ON, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Murgor Resources Inc. (TSXV: MGR) ("Murgor") announced today that it has staked an additional 16 unit claim covering 256 hectares to cover the possible extension of a significant gold in soil anomaly at its Gullrock property in Red Lake, Ontario. The Gullrock property is contiguous...

2014-10-16 08:24:25

Trading Symbols: TSX: SEANYSE: SA TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Seabridge Gold announced today additional results from this year's drill program at its 100% owned KSM Project in northwestern British Columbia, Canada. Results from the Iron Cap Lower Zone continue to outline a major new gold-copper discovery beneath Iron Cap, one of KSM's four large porphyry deposits. Data from eight new holes released today and seven holes announced previously (see news release of...

2014-10-15 04:20:44

VANCOUVER, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard") provides an exploration update for recent activities at the Marigold mine ("Marigold") in Nevada, U.S., in advance of an investment analysts site visit October 15, 2014. Marigold is expected to produce an annual average of 186,000 ounces gold over a nine-year mine life, as reported in a news release dated October 6, 2014. With Marigold's long-lived production...

2014-10-14 20:21:10

YELLOWKNIFE, NT, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the "Company") reports Diavik Diamond Mine production results for the third calendar quarter of 2014: Diavik Diamond Mine Production (100% basis) Q3, Q3 % YTD YTD % 2014 2013 Change 2014 2013 Change Tonnes processed 0.56 0.55 2% 1.76 1.58 12% (millions)...

2014-10-13 20:21:16

LONDON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynopsisThe Base Metals Mining in Brazil to 2020 report comprehensively covers the country's historic and forecast data on base metals (copper and nickel) mine production, consumption, and trade to 2020, and reserves by region. The report also include drivers and restraints affecting the industry, profiles of major base metals mining companies, information on the major active, developed and exploration projects and regulations governing the...

2014-10-08 00:20:08

First Western-led mining development company to be granted an exploration license in the high-potential mineral province of Myanmar HONG KONG, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia Pacific Mining Limited ("APML" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the full approval of its AP-4 mineral exploration license in Shan State, Myanmar. Approval of APML's AP-4 license application was granted today by the Myanmar Ministry of Mines, represented by the Department of Geological Survey &...

2014-10-07 08:23:03

NB-14-402 17 metres @ 4.9 g/t Gold and 28 g/t Silver (Shoot Zone) Including Josh Vein Intercept of 4.5 metres @ 14.6 g/t gold and 79 g/t silver TSX: KOR OTCQX: CORVF VANCOUVER, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") - (TSX: KOR, OTCQX: CORVF) announces the latest partial hole drill results from a high-grade shoot target within the Gap Area of the Yellowjacket Deposit, North Bullfrog Project (located north of the Josh Vein/West Vein...

2014-10-07 08:22:26

Third quarter production of 26,200 tonnes of copper VANCOUVER, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp. ("Capstone") (TSX: CS) today announced operating results for the three and nine months ending September 30, 2014 of its three operating mines: Pinto Valley, Cozamin and Minto. Combined production totalled 26,200 and 81,500 tonnes of copper (in concentrates and cathode) in the third quarter and year-to-date periods, respectively, with additional by-products of zinc,...

2014-10-03 16:21:48

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth" or "Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced that it has filed on www.SEDAR.com the independent National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report ("PFS Technical Report") on the Twin Metals Minnesota Project ("TMM Project") prepared for Duluth Metals by a multi-company team led by AMEC E&C Services Inc. ("AMEC"). Work will continue to advance the project situated in northeastern Minnesota. The joint venture...

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2005-05-26 12:12:27

Aurichalcite is a mineral, usually found as a secondary mineral in copper and zinc deposits. Its chemical formula is (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6. The name probably originates from the Greek oreichalchos meaning "mountain copper".

2005-05-26 10:59:49

Galena is a lead ore. This article describes Galena's mineral properties. In its chemically purified form, Galena is known as Lead Sulfide; refer to that article for chemical and industrial uses. Galena is one of the most abundant and widely distributed sulfide minerals, and is the most common ore of lead. Crystals are usually cubic, sometimes octahedral. It is often associated with the minerals sphalerite and fluorite. Galena deposits sometimes contain significant amounts of silver as an...

2005-05-26 10:41:56

Hematite (AE) or haematite (BE) is the mineral form of Iron (III) oxide, (Fe2O3), one of several iron oxides. The ore sometimes contains slight amounts of titanium. When shaped into ornaments, it is often called black diamond. Hematite is a very common mineral, coloured black to steel or silver-gray, brown to reddish brown, or red. It is mined as the main ore of iron. Varieties include Bloodstone, Iron Rose, Kidney Ore, Martite, Paint Ore, Specularite (Specular Hematite), Rainbow Hematite...

2005-05-26 08:33:21

Pentlandite is a iron-nickel sulfide, (Fe,Ni)9S8. Pentlandite usually has a Ni:Fe ratio of close to 1:1. It also contains minor cobalt. Pentlandite forms isometric crystals, but is normally found in massive granular aggregates. It is brittle with a hardness of 3.5 - 4 and specific gravity of 4.6 - 5.0 and is non-magnetic. It has a yellowish bronze color. Pentlandite is the chief ore of nickel. Typically associated with pyrrhotite, niccolite, biotite, millerite, pyrite, and chalcopyrite...

2005-05-25 17:08:21

Smithsonite, or zinc spar, is zinc carbonate ZnCO3, a mineral ore of zinc. Historically, smithsonite was identified with hemimorphite before it was realised that they were two distinct minerals. The two minerals are very similar in appearance and the term calamine has been used for both, leading to some confusion.

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