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2008-11-07 12:00:15

Industrial Minerals Inc. (OTCBB: IDSM) has retained George Hawley as Technical Advisor to the Board of Directors and to assist RBC Dominion Capital Markets on its current financial advisory services mandate. Mr.

2007-11-07 18:00:34

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Chemical Industrial Products Inc. announced it has acquired all of the assets of Kings Mountain Mining, Suzorite Mica Products, and Attapulgite Mining LLC from Zemex Industrial Minerals Inc.


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2005-05-26 08:40:58

The mica group of minerals includes several closely related materials having highly perfect basal cleavage. All are monoclinic with a tendency towards pseudo-hexagonal crystals and are similar in chemical composition. The highly perfect cleavage, which is the most prominent characteristic of mica, is explained by the hexagonal sheet-like arrangement of its atoms. The word "mica" is thought to be derived from the Latin word micare, meaning to shine, in reference to the brilliant appearance...

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