Article - 14 Jun 2009
Quantitative mineralogy by XRD and TOPAS Rietveld refinement helps improving manganese smelter. Accurate knowledge of the phase composition of the ore allows establishing empirical relationships...
Article - 16 Jul 2003
Phosphate-based fertilisers are the mainstay for boosting soil productivity. Saudi Arabia provides one of the worlds largest deposits of phosphate minerals that can be comverted into diammonium...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
In 1817, German chemist Friedrich Strohmeyer discovered cadmium from an impurity of zinc carbonate (ZnCO3). Cadmium derives from the Latin term ‘cadmia’ and the Greek word ‘kadmeia’, which are ancient...
Article - 23 Jul 2001
Ancient Chinese and Hindus were familiar with mercury (Hg). The metal was also found in Egyptian tombs of 1500 BC. Mercury rarely occurs as such in nature.
Article - 11 Aug 2004
University of California researchers working at Los Alamos National Laboratory recently unveiled a new theory explaining the strange coexistence of metallic and insulating phases in the crystals of a...
Article - 24 Jul 2003
Mercury is generally considered to be a harmful substance. Presented herein is a unbiased account of mercury, its compounds, and its uses.
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Molybdenum is silvery-white, very hard refractory metal, however, it is softer and more ductile than tungsten and is readily worked or drawn into very fine wire. Primary uses are as an alloying...
Article - 4 Oct 2011
Cadmium sulfide is a chemical compound that has the formula CdS. It is yellow in color and commonly used as a pigment, in solar cells and photoresists. Properties of cadmium sulfide are also provided.
Article - 3 Apr 2002
A comprehensive overview on magnesia from its origins, occurences, raw materials, grades such as calcined, deadburned and fused (inclusing refractory and electrical) to their production. Markets for...
Article - 16 Nov 2011
Master Bond’s advanced line of elastomeric adhesives set the standard for today’s high performance systems. Elastomeric adhesives are unique for their remarkable toughness and elongation properties....