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2014-04-24 12:23:58

Drilling results show significant concentration of both heavy and critical rare earths PLANO, Texas, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc. (OTCQB: UREE), a domestic rare earths exploration company with 25,000 acres of mining claims in Idaho, Montana and Colorado, announced that it has completed its preliminary exploration and assessment of a portion of its claims located in the Lemhi Pass region of western Montana and eastern Idaho. The independent report, prepared...

2014-04-15 12:24:15

- Pre-Production Capital Costs $230M, down 40% - - High Operating Margin Maintained; 30.8% after-tax IRR - TORONTO, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Aldridge Minerals Inc. (TSX Venture: AGM) ("Aldridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce results of its optimization study (the "Optimization Study") for Aldridge's 100% owned Yenipazar polymetallic VMS deposit in central Turkey. The Optimization Study is an update of the Feasibility Study and provides revisions to key design and...

2014-04-15 12:23:29

NYSE - AGTSX - FRFrankfurt - FMV VANCOUVER, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - First Majestic Silver Corp. ("First Majestic" or the "Company") (TSX - FR, NYSE - AG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a US$30 million forward sale contract with Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) on a portion of the Company's future lead production. All amounts are in U.S. dollars unless stated otherwise. The Company executed this forward sale contract for 15,911.3 metric tonnes (MT) of...

2014-04-14 12:23:32

Reminder: RNC will host a conference call/webcast today at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern time) to provide a nickel market update and discuss recent RNC news (access information below) TORONTO, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce it has gained exposure to the highly prospective Aer-Kidd nickel-copper-platinum group metals project in Sudbury through the acquisition of a 25% interest in Sudbury Platinum Corporation ("SPC") for a...

2014-04-11 16:20:44

-- Confirms very large tonnages and contained metal on the first 13% of the Twin Metals contiguous property block -- Significant conversion to 295 Million Tons of Measured Resource from Indicated classification -- New Maturi Southwest Deposit defined -- Study highlights a contained nickel resource of 4.7 billion pounds Measured + Indicated and 4.2 billion pounds Inferred -- Platinum and palladium resources...

2014-04-10 08:23:17

First quarter production of 27,600 tonnes of copper VANCOUVER, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp. ("Capstone") (TSX: CS) today announced operating results for the three months ending March 31, 2014 of its three operating mines: Pinto Valley, Cozamin and Minto. Combined production totalled 27,600 tonnes of copper (in concentrates and cathode), with additional by-products of zinc, molybdenum, lead, silver and gold. Q1 2014 Production (tonnes) Pinto...

2014-04-09 08:24:04

VANCOUVER, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Wildcat Silver Corporation (TSX: WS) ("Wildcat" or "The Company") announces that it has signed a letter agreement with Regal Resources Inc. ("Regal") which sets out the terms and conditions pursuant to which Wildcat may earn up to a 70% interest in Regal's Patagonia/Sunnyside Project ("Sunnyside" or the "Project"), located near Nogales, Arizona. All dollar amounts referred to are Canadian dollars. About Sunnyside Sunnyside is approximately...

2014-04-09 08:24:01

Trading Symbols: TSX: SEA NYSE: SA TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Seabridge Gold reported today that this year's 19,000 meter core drill program at its 100%-owned KSM Project in Northwestern British Columbia, Canada, will focus on expanding last year's Deep Kerr core zone discovery and following up on the strong evidence supporting a potential second core zone discovery at Iron Cap. The highly successful 2013 program at KSM concentrated on finding...

2014-04-09 08:23:18

TSX: IMG NYSE: IAG All monetary figures are expressed in U.S. dollars. TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IAMGOLD Corporation ("IAMGOLD" or the "Company") today provided an update from ongoing exploration activities at the Pitangui project in Minas Gerais State, Brazil and the Boto Gold project in Senegal. Drilling programs are currently underway at both sites with the objective to delineate and expand current mineral resources in alignment with the Company's strategic...

2014-04-03 08:23:06

TSX: KOR OTCQX: CORVF VANCOUVER, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") - (TSX: KOR, OTCQX: CORVF) announces new results from the 2014 Phase One drill campaign at the North Bullfrog Project in Nevada. Assay results include the full intercept of the previously reported hole NB-14-378 as well as two recently drilled holes (Table 1). Hole NB-14-377, in the Yellowjacket deposit, intersected the Josh Vein 150 metres down dip from the surface a...


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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".

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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