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2014-04-10 12:22:21

DUBLIN, Apr. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hnts9v/global_and_china ) has announced the addition of the "Global and China Zirconium Oxide Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Global and Chinese Zirconium Oxide Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Zirconium Oxide industry with a focus on the Chinese...

2014-03-31 12:24:55

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Research Report on "Global and China Zirconium Industry Report, 2013-2016" to its store that says Zirconium is widely applied in such fields as ceramics, chemicals, casting and CRT TV kinescope glass. DALLAS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Zirconium resources are highly concentrated across the globe. A overwhelming majority of zirconium ore reserves are in the hands of Australia and South Africa which made up 80.96% of the global total in 2013. In...

Study Shows Most Of The Sand In Alberta's Oilsands Came From Eastern North America
2014-03-13 15:24:24

University of Calgary University of Calgary-led research is first of its kind, uncovering the origin of oilsands sediment They're called the Alberta oilsands but most of the sand actually came from the Appalachian region on the eastern side of the North American continent, a new University of Calgary-led study shows. The oilsands also include sand from the Canadian Shield in northern and east-central Canada and from the Canadian Rockies in western Canada, the study says. This...

Australian Rock Determined To Be Oldest Material Formed On Earth
2014-02-24 13:04:03

[ Watch the Video: The Oldest Rock On Earth ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers, publishing a paper in the journal Nature Geoscience, say a rock in Australia is helping to paint a picture of how our planet became habitable 4.4 billion years ago. The team found data from a tiny fragment of zircon that confirms the Earth’s crust first formed 4.4 billion years ago, which is just 160 million years after the formation of the Solar System. John Valley,...

2014-02-13 23:22:07

Global Mineral Sand Industry: Trends and Opportunities (2013-2018) research report profiling Iluka Resources Ltd., Rio Tinto plc and Tronox Limited. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The report titled "Global Mineral Sand Industry: Trends and Opportunities (2013-2018)" provides an in-depth analysis of global mineral sands market with focus on titanium dioxide minerals and zircon. The report also covers major applications and attributes of both these heavy minerals. It also accesses the...

Diamonds In Earth's Oldest Zircons Are Fragments Of Polishing Compound
2013-12-19 07:44:15

University of California - Riverside As is well known, the Earth is about 4.6 billion years old. No rocks exist, however, that are older than about 3.8 billion years. A sedimentary rock section in the Jack Hills of western Australia, more than 3 billion years old, contains within it zircons that were eroded from rocks as old as about 4.3 billion years, making these zircons, called Jack Hills zircons, the oldest recorded geological material on the planet. In 2007 and 2008, two research...

2013-12-03 16:21:40

DUBLIN, Ireland, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hvjmxk/zirconiumnbutoxi) has announced the addition of the "Zirconium-n-butoxide (CAS 1071-76-7) Market Research Report 2012" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hvjmxk/zirconiumnbutoxi ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Zirconium-n-butoxide (CAS 1071-76-7) Market...

2013-10-30 12:22:48

TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Search Minerals Inc. ("Search" or the "Company") (TSXV: SMY) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alterra Resources Inc. ("Alterra") are pleased to announce the discovery of ten new Prospects in the Port Hope Simpson Rare Earth Element ("REE") District in SE Labrador, with mineralization similar to that at the Company's Foxtrot Project ("Foxtrot") (the Company's updated Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") for the Foxtrot Project was filed on SEDAR...

2013-07-09 08:22:18

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/npr2j2/zirconium_and) has announced the addition of the "Zirconium and Hafnium Market Review" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/npr2j2/zirconium_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Zirconium and Hafnium Market Review is an absolutely essential resource for anyone...

2013-06-20 12:21:32

TORONTO, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Search Minerals Inc. ("Search" or the "Company") (TSXV: SMY) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alterra Resources Inc. ("Alterra"), are pleased to announce the discovery of three new prospects in the Port Hope Simpson Rare Earth Element ("REE") District in SE Labrador, with mineralization similar to that at the Company's Foxtrot Project ("Foxtrot") (the Company's revised Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") for the Foxtrot Project has been filed on...


Latest Zircon Reference Libraries

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2005-05-25 10:17:59

Zircon is a mineral belonging to the group of nesosilicates. Its chemical formula is ZrSiO4. Hafnium is almost always present ranging from 1 to 4%. The crystal structure of zircon is tetragonal crystal class. The natural color of zircon varies between colorless, yellow-golden, red, brown or green. Specimens that show gem quality are a popular substitute for diamond (but note that cubic zirconia is a completely different synthetic mineral with a different chemical composition). Zircon is a...

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