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2012-05-02 20:58:52

Blood diamonds may get the most attention. But they are not the only minerals sold on the world market to finance wars and other conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa, according to an article in the current issue of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. The story, by C&EN Senior Editor Celia Henry Arnaud, focuses on minerals being mined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and...

2010-09-21 15:11:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DELTA MUTUAL, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: DLTZ) - an international company specializing in energy (i.e.: oil, gas and mining) announced today that the drilling phase of the procedure in Guemes exploratory well site in Salta province has been completed and deemed successful. The well reached a depth of 549 m. after entering in the target formation -- Yacoraite. Delta's wholly owned subsidiary, SAHF Argentina, has carried out this drilling...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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