Article - 8 Oct 2019
Plants need nutrients and minerals to thrive. These chemical elements are essential for their growth, metabolic functioning, and completion of their life cycle.
Article - 10 Jul 2019
Quartz is a silicate mineral—composed of silicon and oxygen—that is in abundance within the Earth’s crust. What are the characteristics and properties of quartz?
Article - 12 Oct 2012
Geiger counters detect X-rays but may not be precise in measuring the dose rate. This is because an x-ray is usually a short concentrated burst of radiation.
Article - 6 Aug 2012
Paraguay has a total population of 7,025,763 as of July 2018 and a total area of 406.753km2. The climate of this country varies from subtropical to temperate.
Article - 6 Nov 2012
Sri Lanka is an island nation located to the south of India in the Indian Ocean. The total area of the country is 65,610 km2, and it has a population of 21,481,334 as of July 2011. The country’s...
Article - 17 Aug 2012
Angola is located in South Africa, and borders the South Atlantic Ocean between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Namibia.
Article - 8 Jun 2018
A mineral processing circuit’s core aim is to concentrate more valuable minerals by exploiting the differences in their chemical and/or physical properties.
Article - 5 Aug 2013
Ashanite was named after Chinese word ‘Shan’ meaning mountain, in reference to the place of occurrence - Altai Mountains, China.
Article - 18 May 2013
Bogvadite was first found in Ivigtut, Greenland in 1988. It was named after Richard Bogvad, former chief geologist of the company Oresund A/S, which mined the Ivigtut cryolite deposit.
Article - 4 May 2013
Nontronite is named after the place at which it was discovered, near Saint-Pardoux, Nontron, France. It was discovered in the year 1827.