Article - 23 May 2013
Microlite was discovered in the year 1835 at the Clark Ledge pegmatite locality Massachusetts, USA. The name of this mineral is derived from the Greek word for the size of the crystals when found at...
Article - 19 Apr 2013
Simferite is an orthorhombic dark red mineral containing iron, lithium, magnesium, manganese, oxygen, and phosphorus. Simferite was named after the city of Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine, where the...
Article - 11 Oct 2012
Mali is a landlocked country located in Western Africa. The total area of the country is 1,240,192 km2, and it has a population of 15,494,466 as of July 2012. The country’s climate varies from...
Article - 19 Jun 2015
Dolomite and limestone are two major types of carbonate rocks. Dolomite is predominately used as concrete aggregate, ornamental stone, and for magnesium production, whereas limestone is used as raw...
Article - 5 Dec 2014
Sample preparation by borate fusion and X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) spectrometry has been provent many times to be a robust analytical method.
Article - 9 May 2013
The demand for mineral resources is increasing globally and quick and precise elemental analysis is needed at a satellite laboratory in a mining site.
Article - 16 Jun 2011
Aluminium has become very important for packaging, construction, aircraft and car manufacture especially due to its light weight.