Article - 14 Nov 2019
Some devices require semiconductor materials with elements from the “metalloid staircase” (located across groups 13, 14 and 15 of the periodic table).
Article - 26 Aug 2019
Acid mine drainage (AMD) is a significant source of water pollution in areas surrounding current and historic metal and coal mine sites.
Article - 3 Jul 2019
Trace metals are found naturally in the environment and living things in minimal amounts, and are the metal subset of trace elements.
Article - 1 May 2018
There is an urgent need to reduce the amount of pollutants that are discharged into the environment and adequately cleanup areas where these pollutants have travelled to.
Article - 20 Apr 2017
The rising interest in finding deposits within the Earth to mine tech metals such as lithium, vanadium and the rare earths holds a wealth of future information for technological purposes, as well as a...
Article - 31 Oct 2014
This article discusses the application of an LS13 320 instrument to provide an automated solution to a customer that uses the dry powder sieving method.
Article - 13 Jan 2014
AZoMining talks to Prof. Alexander Khavkin about how newly developed nanotechnology could help to access technologically hard-to-recover reserves and also provide benefits and cost reductions in...
Article - 2 Aug 2013
Arsenolite is an arsenic mineral that was first described in 1854 for an occurrence in the St. Andreasberg District, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany. The mineral was named for the presence of...
Article - 19 Apr 2013
Sphalerite is also referred to as Blende or Zinc Blende, and is the major ore of zinc. Sphalerite got its name from the Greek word ‘sphaleros’ which means treacherous, as it is mistaken for another...
Article - 25 Feb 2013
Hoelite is a very rare organic mineral discovered in 1922 at Mt. Pyramide, Spitsbergen, Norway. The mineral was named after Adolf Hoel, geologist, leader of a Norwegian expedition to Spitzbergen.