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2008-08-21 12:01:13

KELLOGG, Idaho, Aug. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Jersey Mining Company (NJMC:OTCBB) announces that its Idaho Ramp, which is being driven to develop gold reserves at the Golden Chest mine near Murray, Idaho, has intercepted a high grade tungsten vein.

2008-06-24 09:03:03

Largo Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: LGO) announced today that three drill rigs have begun a 20,000-metre diamond drill program on the Company's 1,500 hectare Northern Dancer Tungsten-Molybdenum property, which straddles the Yukon-British Columbia border 290 kilometres east of Whitehorse.

Latest Scheelite Reference Libraries

2005-05-25 18:37:40

Scheelite is a calcium tungstate mineral with the chemical formula CaWO4. It is an important ore of tungsten. Well-formed crystals are sought by collectors and are occasionally fastened into gemstones when suitably free of flaws. Scheelite has been synthesized via the Czochralski process; the material produced may be used to imitate diamond, as a scintillator, or as a solid state lasing medium. Properties Its crystals are in the tetragonal crystal system, appearing as dipyramidal...

2005-05-25 11:09:11

Tungsten (formerly Wolfram) is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol W (L. Wolframium) and atomic number 74. A very hard, heavy, steel-gray to white transition metal, tungsten is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite and is remarkable for its robust physical properties. The pure form is used mainly in electrical applications but its many compounds and alloys are widely used in many applications (most notably in light bulb filaments and in space-age...

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  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'