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2014-07-23 16:21:56

TORONTO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Search Minerals Inc. ("Search" or the "Company") (TSXV: SMY) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alterra Resources Inc., are pleased to announce the development of a simplified metallurgical process tested on a bulk sample from the Company's Foxtrot Project ("Foxtrot" or the "Project"), located in the Port Hope Simpson Rare Earth Element District in SE Labrador, to produce a high grade rare earth elements ("REE") product for refining. A patent...

2014-07-21 08:23:10

YELLOWKNIFE, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX:DDC, NYSE:DDC) (the "Company") announces that the Company has promoted the Misery Satellite material previously identified as an exploration target to an inferred resource. The Company is also releasing today an updated mine plan for the Ekati Diamond Mine, including current estimates for anticipated annual production by pipe, with associated operating costs and capital costs. Unless otherwise specified,...

2014-07-10 08:22:14

Second quarter production of 27,700 tonnes of copper VANCOUVER, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp. ("Capstone") (TSX: CS) today announced operating results for the three and six months ending June 30, 2014 of its three operating mines: Pinto Valley, Cozamin and Minto. Combined production totalled 27,700 and 55,300 tonnes of copper (in concentrates and cathode) in the second quarter and year-to-date periods, respectively, with additional by-products of zinc,...

2014-07-10 08:22:07

TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth", "Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce new management and technical team appointments for the Twin Metals Minnesota LLC ("TMM") Joint Venture. Duluth Metals continues to work with Antofagasta plc ("Antofgasta") to advance the TMM Project on a 40/60 joint venture whereby Duluth maintains its 60% ownership of TMM and Antofagasta owns 40% with costs being split at those levels accordingly. The...

2014-07-07 16:22:03

TSX, NYSE-MKT Symbol: NCQ VANCOUVER, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - NovaCopper Inc. (TSX, NYSE-MKT: NCQ) ("NovaCopper" or "the Company") announces that it has closed its previously announced non-brokered private placement offering of $7.5 million in Units (the "Offering") which was entirely purchased by the Company's largest shareholders, including Electrum Strategic Resources LP and Paulson & Co. Inc. Each Unit was priced at $1.15 per Unit and consists of one common share of the...

2014-07-07 08:22:06

TORONTO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth", "Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors initiated a process to review potential strategic alternatives. Duluth Metals has asked Barclays, its financial advisor, to advise and assist with the thorough evaluation of its strategic alternatives. Christopher Dundas, Executive Chairman of Duluth Metals Limited, noted "We are pleased to enlist the Barclays global mining...

2014-07-01 16:23:57

TSX, NYSE-MKT Symbol: NCQ VANCOUVER, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - NovaCopper Inc. (TSX, NYSE-MKT: NCQ) ("NovaCopper" or "the Company") announces that it has entered into definitive agreements with existing shareholders to complete a non-brokered private placement offering of $7,500,000 in Units (the "Offering"). Each Unit will be priced at $1.15 per Unit and will consist of one common share of the Company and one common share purchase warrant. Each common share purchase warrant...

2014-06-26 08:22:42

Further Advances Strategic Development Goals for the Yaramoko Gold Project TORONTO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Roxgold Inc. (ROG: TSX.V) ("Roxgold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that following a competitive selection process, it has executed a project finance mandate with Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking ("Société Générale") and Credit Suisse AG ("Credit Suisse"), (collectively the "Banks") which will further the development of the...

2014-06-24 12:30:18

TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM, FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge") today announced that it is accelerating its exploration program on the Wisner joint venture properties in response to new mineralization being identified in all five target areas investigated so far this year. Highlights: -- All nine drill holes in the new Twisted Wrench target area intersected weak Cu mineralization; -- Additional copper...

2014-06-20 12:24:33

Major permitting completed for the mine and concentrator in the Northwest Territories Issued Capital: 188,158,720 LONDON, ON, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) ("Fortune" or the "Company") (www.fortuneminerals.com) announces that the Wek'èezhìi Land and Water Board in Canada's Northwest Territories ("NT") has issued the Land Use Permit and approved the Type A Water License required to construct and operate the NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper...


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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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