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Global Mineral Sand Industry: Trends and Opportunities (2013-2018) research report profiling Iluka Resources Ltd., Rio Tinto plc and Tronox Limited. (PRWEB)
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.
TZ Minerals International (TZMI) is pleased to announce the release of the first edition of Mineral Sands Report (MSR) for 2013.
TZ Minerals International (TZMI) has released its latest data report on zircon, Issue 19 of Zircon Quarter to Quarter. (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 TZ
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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