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2012-09-19 10:21:52

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lori McClenahan, President of St. Elias Mines Ltd. (SLI - TSX:V) (Frankfurt Exchange: EKL) (U.S. Clearing Symbol: SELSF) ("St. Elias" or the "Company") and Intigold Mines Ltd. (TSX-IGD) (U.S. OTCQX: IDMNF) ("Intigold") announced today the following update regarding the status of ongoing exploration at the Chance E mineral concession, which adjoins St. Elias' wholly owned Tesoro Gold Project located in southwestern Peru. The Chance E...

2012-07-30 10:22:16

CHARDON, Ohio, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairmount Sports + Recreation, maker of FlexSand® Action, has been named a Certified Material Manufacturer/Supplier of high-purity sands for sports turf infill by the Synthetic Turf Council (STC) due, in part, to its commitment to the STC's guidelines for synthetic turf systems. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120730/DA48263)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120730/MM48466LOGO) Fairmount earned the STC certification...

2012-05-30 10:21:07

TSX-V: IRN VANCOUVER, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Iron Creek Capital Corp. (TSX-V: IRN - "Iron Creek") is pleased to report results from a preliminary trenching and grab-sampling program carried out at its wholly owned Magallanes gold-silver project in northern Chile. The principal targets of the program are low-sulphidation, epithermal precious metals quartz veins of a type similar to those found at Yamana's El Peñon mine located along trend some 45km due south....

2011-11-23 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Quartz Mountain Resources Ltd. ("Quartz" or the "Corporation") (NEX: QZM.H; OTCBB: QZMRF) announces the acquisition of an option (the "Option") to acquire a 100% interest in the Buck gold-silver property located in central British Columbia (the "Buck Property") from Hunter Dickinson Resources Ltd. ("HDRL"). Quartz has also made an application to graduate from the NEX Exchange to Tier 2 of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSX-V"). Acquisition of...

2011-11-08 12:23:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- i-minerals inc. (TSX.V: IMA)(Pink Sheets: IMAHF) (the "Company") has been advised by Mineral Research Laboratory at North Carolina State University that the pilot plant commissioned to manufacture quartz products is in operation. The objective of this pilot plant work is to make quartz products of different purities for testing in a variety of quartz consuming markets. Over the past six years MRL has completed several phases of...

2011-10-25 19:15:00

TSX-V: GGI Frankfurt: RQM VANCOUVER, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Garibaldi Resources Corp. (TSXV: GGI) (the "Company") is pleased to announce results of exploration on its 100% owned Iris Project.  The ongoing exploration program was designed to evaluate the potential of the concession block, and has encountered mineralization with bonanza silver grades from several small historic mines and prospects.  Rock chip sample assays of as much as 4.61 g/t gold and 2,150 g/t...

2011-10-08 07:00:00

QPL product offerings from PDI increase to design crystals and oscillators for high end military and space customers. Middleton, WI (PRWEB) October 08, 2011 Precision Devices Incorporated (PDI), a leading quartz crystal device manufacturer and member of the Avrio Technology Group, LLC , announced that it has achieved MIL-PRF-55310/21 certification, the standard military quality level for reliability designated by DESC. The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime (DLA) awarded the...

2011-07-28 13:16:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- i-minerals inc. (TSX.V: IMA , US OTC: IMAHF) announces it has received initial results from Dorfner Anzaplan ("Dorfner"), a specialty quartz testing laboratory in Germany. Dorfner's initial work included a detailed analysis of the quartz product derived from the primary clay material from the Company's Bovill Kaolin Project. The material was first processed at Ginn Mineral Research in Sandersville, Georgia, wherein the clay fraction...

2011-07-26 12:23:00

TSX:GPDwww.goldenpredator.com VANCOUVER, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Golden Predator Corp. (TSX:GPD) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has commenced a planned minimum 1,500 m diamond drill program at its previously undrilled Harlan Project located in the Selwyn Basin District, Yukon, Canada. The project area consists of 740 claims covering approximately 150 km(2) lying approximately 90 km south of the Osiris discovery of Atac Resources Ltd. (TSXV: ATC), and presents at...

2011-05-30 13:46:00

VANCOUVER, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Riva Gold Corporation (TSX-V: RIV) ("Riva" or "the Company") provides an update on exploration activities at its Honey Camp and Nine Mile properties in Guyana. "We continue to focus our exploration efforts on our Honey Camp and Nine Mile Properties, with a concentration on the Honey Camp Property." said Richard Warke, Riva's chairman and CEO. "With the successful dewatering of the open pit at Nine Mile and as our efforts have progressed at Honey...


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2005-05-25 18:55:31

Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's crust. It has a hexagonal crystal structure made of trigonal crystallized silica (silicon dioxide, SiO2), with a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale. Density is 2.6 g/cm³. The typical shape is a six-sided prism that ends in six-sided pyramids, although these are often distorted, or so massive that only part of the shape is apparent from a mined specimen. Additionally a bed is a common form, particularly for varieties such as amethyst,...

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