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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.
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.
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...
- A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
- (in plural) Money; cash.