Latest Zinc compounds Stories

2009-04-01 12:05:00

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Metalline Mining Company (Amex: MMG) announced that it has completed a cycle of block modeling of the drilling and sampling results on the Sierra Mojada project. For engineering and geological reasons, we have divided the Sierra Mojada data into two zones: the Northside zone, the area north of the Sierra Mojada fault and the Southside zone, the area south of Sierra Mojada fault. The Southside zone is subdivided into a lower zinc oxide...

2009-02-24 07:59:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report from NanoMarkets, LC an industry analyst firm based, here, devices and materials based on zinc oxide (ZnO) are expected to create major new opportunities for the electronics industry over the next few years ranging from enhanced antistatic coatings to high-value-added products such as solid-state lighting and display backplanes. The report predicts that revenues from the leading ZnO-related electronics applications will reach...

2008-09-23 12:00:37

Kria Resources today announces an updated National Instrument 43-101 compliant mineral resource estimate for its Ruttan Project located outside of Leaf Rapids, Manitoba. The Inferred Mineral Resource at the Ruttan Project is now estimated to be 19.75 million tonnes grading 1.17% copper and 1.47% zinc using a 1.0% capped copper equivalent cut-off grade. The previous resource estimate announced February 29, 2008 has been updated using drill hole and assay data from Kria's 2007/2008...

2008-07-15 15:00:28

By Michael Pound, Beaver County Times, Pa. Jul. 15--POTTER TWP. -- The state Department of Environmental Protection has questions about a fire that broke out in a processing station at Horsehead Corp. on Sunday evening. In an e-mail to county emergency officials, the zinc processing company said the fire, which started around 6 p.m., wasn't serious and didn't pose a health threat to nearby residents. As a result of the fire, a zinc oxide smoke was released from the plant, and the...

Latest Zinc compounds Reference Libraries

2005-05-25 10:26:23

Zinc is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. Notable characteristics Zinc is a moderately reactive metal that will combine with oxygen and other non-metals, and will react with dilute acids to release hydrogen. The one common oxidation state of zinc is +2. Applications Zinc is the fourth most common metal in use, trailing only iron, aluminium, and copper in annual production. - Zinc is used to galvanize metals such as steel to...

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