Higher Zinc Price Creates Opportunity
April 2005 by Scott HarnZinc is brittle and crystalline at ordinary temperatures, but when heated to between 110°C and 150°C it becomes ductile and malleable; it can then be rolled into sheets. The bluish-white metal is used principally for galvanizing iron, but also...
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Using GIS systems to aid in mapping.
Oscar Espinoza considers himself an amateur gold prospector, but the gold nugget he recently found puts many seasoned prospectors to shame.
U.S. Forest Service Chief Michael Dombeck says there ought to be more wilderness—a comment that raised some concerns.
We import nearly all of our REEs from China, so it’s critical that we find and continue to develop domestic resources of these elements.
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