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  • Article - 26 Jul 2018
    Since its introduction around 4,000 years ago, coal – a naturally occurring combustible solid – has been utilized as a fuel source for heating and cooking and, in more recent times, for the generation...
  • Article - 2 Sep 2015
    Aaron Baensch talks to AZoMining about using portable XRF analysis in gold exploration applications.
  • Article - 25 Mar 2014
    Native metal is the uncombined form of metal that occurs in nature. It is the pure, metallic form that does not occur in combination with other elements. Native metals are either found as native...
  • Article - 18 Feb 2014
    Gangue refers to substances that are extracted along with desired minerals or ores due to their close association, and are considered commercially worthless in mining.
  • Article - 10 Jan 2014
    Bioleaching or microbial ore leaching is a process used to extract metals from their ores using bacterial microorganisms. The bacteria feed on nutrients in the minerals causing the metal to separate...
  • Article - 19 Dec 2013
    Acid mine drainage (AMD), also referred to as acid and metalliferous drainage and acid rock drainage, can be defined as outflow of acidic water from metal mines or coal mines that have in most cases...
  • Article - 1 Oct 2013
    Bukovskyite is an iron arsenate sulfate mineral that was discovered in 1967 near Kutna Hora, Czech Republic. It was named after the Czech chemist, Antonin Bukovsky, a professor of the secondary school...
  • Article - 21 Sep 2013
    Brassite is a rare arsenate mineral first discovered in 1973 from Jachymov (Joachimsthal), Czech Republic. The mineral was named after Rejane Brasse, who first synthesized the compound.
  • Article - 3 Aug 2013
    Arsenuranylite is an orthorhombic-dipyramidal mineral containing uranium, oxygen, hydrogen, calcium, and arsenic. The mineral was discovered in Russia in 1958. It was named for arsenic and uranium in...
  • Article - 3 Aug 2013
    Arsenic was named from the Latin word “arsenicum” or earlier Greek word “arrenikos” or “arsenikos” meaning masculine, alluding to the mineral’s potent properties. It belongs to the arsenic group.