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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)

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

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.

2013-01-31 23:02:03

TZ Minerals International (TZMI) is pleased to announce the release of the first edition of Mineral Sands Report (MSR) for 2013.

2013-01-23 23:03:09

TZ Minerals International (TZMI) has released its latest data report on zircon, Issue 19 of Zircon Quarter to Quarter. (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 TZ


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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Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.