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2010-04-12 12:38:16

The world's largest antimony mine has become the world's largest laboratory for studying the environmental consequences of escaped antimony -- an element whose environmental and biological properties are still largely a mystery. "Antimony is an emergent contaminant," said IU Bloomington Ph.D. student Faye Liu, the paper's lead author. "People have not paid enough attention to it." Used in small quantities, antimony has a wide variety of applications -- from hardening the lead in bullets and...

2009-01-05 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Silverado Gold Mines Ltd. (the "Company" or "Silverado") SLGLF OTCBB, SLGL Frankfurt, www.silverado.com, is pleased to announce that the preliminary feasibility study on its Workman's Bench gold and antimony lode gold deposit at its Nolan Creek property in Alaska has been completed. The study was commissioned by the Company in September 2008, and was performed by Thomas K. Bundtzen ("Bundtzen") of Pacific Rim Geological Consulting Inc., an...

2008-10-06 12:00:30

Aura Silver Resources Inc. ("Aura Silver") (TSX VENTURE: AUU) wishes to report a strategic change to their joint venture ("JV") program with Intrepid Mines Limited ("Intrepid") on the Taviche properties in Oaxaca, Mexico. As recently reported ("Aura Silver to Focus on Emerging Higo Blanco Jasperoid Prospect", August 27, 2008), the JV has determined that the size and potential of the Higo Blanco project is greater than previously anticipated. The JV has been undertaking geologic mapping,...

2008-04-07 18:00:46

SPOKANE, Wash., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Crest Mines, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: GCMN) is pleased to announce it has completed a Lease and Option to Purchase Agreement with the Bradley Mining Company (BMC) covering 175 acres of patented mining claims owned by BMC in the Stibnite-Yellow Pine Mining District, Valley County, Idaho. A preliminary letter agreement related to this transaction was reported in a press release dated March 14, 2008. The Agreement provides GCMN with...


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2005-05-25 17:03:48

Stibnite, sometimes also called antimonite, is a sulfide mineral. It crystallizes in the orthorhombic system, has hardness 2 and a grey colour. Its chemical composition is described by the formula Sb2S3 Stibnite is the most important source for the rare metal antimony. It is soluble in hydrochloric acid, and is tarnished by potassium hydroxide solution. Small deposits of Stibnite are common, large ones are rare. It occurs in Canada, Mexico, Peru, Japan, China, Germany, Romania, Italy,...

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