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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. Published monthly, MSR covers all aspects of the titanium minerals, TiO2 pigment and zircon industries and provides up to date news, analysis, pricing and data. (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 TZ Minerals International (TZMI) is pleased to announce the release of the first edition of Mineral Sands Report (MSR) for 2013. Published monthly, MSR covers all aspects of the...

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 Minerals International (TZMI) has released its latest data report on zircon, Issue 19 of Zircon Quarter to Quarter. To enable participants in the industry to keep their finger on the pulse of the industry TZMI produces Zircon Quarter to Quarter, a quarterly data report covering activity and developments in the zircon industry during the previous...

2012-08-16 15:53:13

The growth of high topography on the Tibetan Plateau in Sichuan, China, began much earlier than previously thought, according to an international team of geologists who looked at mountain ranges along the eastern edge of the plateau. The Indian tectonic plate began its collision with Asia between 55 and 50 million years ago, but "significant topographic relief existed adjacent to the Sichuan Basin prior to the Indo-Asian collision," the researchers report online in Nature Geoscience....

2012-07-04 23:01:06

TZ Minerals International (TZMI) is pleased to announce the release of the inaugural edition of the Zircon Annual Review. (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 TZ Minerals International (TZMI) is pleased to announce the release of the inaugural edition of the Zircon Annual Review. Due to the depth of information, growth of each sector and client feedback, TZMI has replaced the industry known Mineral Sands Annual Review with a suite of four reports providing a more comprehensive analysis of the different...


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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