Article - 28 Mar 2013
Thorutite is a monoclinic-prismatic mineral containing uranium, titanium, thorium, oxygen, hydrogen and calcium. The mineral was named after titanium, thorium and uranium in its composition.
Article - 15 Nov 2017
Within the earth’s crust, radioactive elements such as uranium (U) and thorium (Th) exist; creating a field of radiation that can vary depending upon the specific location’s geology.
Article - 20 May 2016
It is thought that billions of tons of water and rare earth elements, like uranium and thorium exist on the moon, and private companies are aiming to obtain them. The European Space Agency even has...
Article - 19 Feb 2014
Geophysical survey is a method of collecting information about the physical properties of the rocks and sediments. This method is also increasingly applied for mineral exploration activities.
Article - 31 May 2019
Geological maps define the Earth’s surface and the underlying geological structure; they show the dispersal of various types of bedrock in an area and can reveal clues about its geological past.
Article - 24 Oct 2012
Jordan is one of the Middle East countries located to the northwest of Saudi Arabia, between Israel and Iraq. The total area of the country is 89,342 km2, and it has a population of 6,508,887 as of...
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 - 13 Sep 2012
Rare Earth Elements (REEs) are commonly used in consumer electronics such as televisions, cameras, and mobile phones, as well as automobile catalytic converters and rechargeable batteries due to their...
Article - 5 Aug 2013
Ashanite was named after Chinese word ‘Shan’ meaning mountain, in reference to the place of occurrence - Altai Mountains, China.