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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.
VANCOUVER, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Silverado Gold Mines Ltd.
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.
SPOKANE, Wash., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Crest Mines, Inc.
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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