A newly published paper "Experimental study of the electrical conductivity of hydrous minerals in the crust and the mantle under high pressure and high temperature" on SCIENCE CHINA Earth Sciences overviews the studies of electrical conductivity measurement of hydrous minerals in recent years.
Researchers from India’s CSIR - Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT) have tested a new way to improve the colour, clarity and lustre of rubies: microwaves. The study, conducted by Shubhashree Swain, is published in Springer’s journal Applied Physics A.
Deben, a leading provider of in-situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for electron microscopy, reports on the use of the CT5000 tensile/compression stage at the Centre for X-ray Tomography at Ghent University in Belgium where it is used for tensile and compressive strength tests on geomaterials.
Researchers from Rice University have been analyzing the characteristics of a 2D dichalcogenide - molybdenum disulfide - and discovered that its atomically thin layers could adopt the characteristics of plastic in the presence of a sulfur-infused gas at a specific pressure and temperature.
Applied Rigaku Technologies, Inc. has published a new application report detailing the measurement of iron, silicon dioxide and sulfur in magnetite ore concentrate.
PANalytical, the world’s leading supplier of analytical instrumentation and software for X-ray and related techniques, announces their free webinar on Automation for analytical solutions in industrial environments ...
Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that it has entered into agreement with Glencore in South Africa. Under the agreement, Glencore will supply chromite products from the Glencore-Merafe joint venture that will be exclusively distributed by Minerals Technologies in certain territories, including the Americas.
SciAps, a Woburn, MA based portable analytical instrumentation company, is pleased to announce the addition of a Geochemistry App for its family of handheld LIBS analyzers, the Z-500 and Z-100.
Canada Fluorspar Inc. and Golden Gate Capital announced today that Golden Gate Capital has successfully completed the acquisition of Canada Fluorspar Inc., a specialty mineral resource company based in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Canada Fluorspar will remain headquartered in St. John’s and led by the current management team.
Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that it is introducing a new line of talc products for the polyolefin markets. The new products will be marketed under the ULTRATALC® and MICROTALC® trademarks and will be commercially available by mid-year.