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2015-04-09 12:26:33

LONDON, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zircon majors caution that exploration work may need higher prices to be incentivised in face of market growth Leading

2014-09-25 12:24:19

LONDON, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zircon consumption is at its lowest point for a decade, having dropped by over 30% to 1Mt since its 2011 peak, but there are

hadean earth
2014-09-16 06:31:23

The first 500 million years after the Earth formed is a period known as the Hadean. Until recently, it was believed that this time in Earth's history was hellacious. A new study reveals that this assumption may be false and that the early Earth may have been surprisingly similar to present day.

2014-08-13 23:09:33

TZ Minerals International (TZMI) is pleased to announce the release of its latest data publication on the zircon sector: Zircon Trade Matrix (PRWEB) August 13,

2014-05-07 16:23:02

DUBLIN, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/95fdr6/global_and)

2014-05-03 04:20:42

DALLAS, May 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com offers "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Zirconium and Hafnium Industry" and "2014 Deep Research

2014-05-02 16:21:34

DUBLIN, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vrc2tw/global_and)

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,


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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