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Common Cold Prevention And Treatment
2014-01-28 06:32:08

Science still hasn’t found a way to cure the common cold, but a new research review in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has found that regular hand washing and a steady intake of zinc are the best ways to keep from getting sick.

2014-01-23 16:21:38

DUBLIN, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8m7rcz/zinc_d_cas ) has announced the addition of the "Zinc D

2014-01-23 12:24:16

VANCOUVER, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc.

2014-01-22 23:24:46

DeepResearchReports.com adds "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Zinc Sulfate Industry" report to its online library. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB)

2014-01-21 08:22:43

TSX: TVI OTCQX: TVIPF CALGARY, Jan. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - TVI Pacific Inc.

2014-01-17 08:20:36

MUMBAI, India, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by Sesa Sterlite Limited's subsidiary Hindustan Zinc Limited.

2014-01-16 12:24:15

Company Exceeded 2013 Internal Plan Due to Improved Reliability and Better Mine Efficiencies SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabian American Development Co.

2014-01-14 20:20:46

VANCOUVER, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Standard Resources Inc.

2014-01-13 08:22:14

2013 production of 113.8 million pounds of copper VANCOUVER, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp.

2013-12-10 10:27:32

Zinc, an essential nutrient, is found in every tissue in the body.


Latest Zinc Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 12:12:27

Aurichalcite is a mineral, usually found as a secondary mineral in copper and zinc deposits. Its chemical formula is (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6. The name probably originates from the Greek oreichalchos meaning "mountain copper".

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2005-05-26 11:10:00

Copper is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cu and atomic number 29. Notable characteristics Copper is a reddish-coloured metal, with a high electrical and thermal conductivity (among pure metals at room temperature, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity). Copper may well be the oldest metal in use, as copper artifacts dating to 8700 BC have been found. Besides being part of various ores, copper can be found in the metallic form (i.e. native copper)...

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2005-05-25 17:08:21

Smithsonite, or zinc spar, is zinc carbonate ZnCO3, a mineral ore of zinc. Historically, smithsonite was identified with hemimorphite before it was realised that they were two distinct minerals. The two minerals are very similar in appearance and the term calamine has been used for both, leading to some confusion.

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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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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.