6.4 Other Materials. Some other materials of special interest for nuclear weapons use are listed below. 6.4.1 Beryllium (Be) Beryllium, element 4, is named after the mineral beryl, which is a natural ore (beryllium aluminum silicate, Be3Al2(SiO3)6, aquamarine and emerald are
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Oct 03, 2012Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation plc (ENRC) produces and processes copper and cobalt ore, and includes a road logistics business operating in Central and Southern Africa and a number of development projects in coal (Mozambique), bauxite (Mali), platinum (Zimbabwe) and fluorspar (South Africa). Boss Mining is responsible for the copper and cobalt mining and processing operations in the
Rio Tinto is an Anglo Australian multinational and one of the world's largest metals and mining corporations. The company was founded in 1873, when a multinational consortium of investors purchased a mine complex on the Rio Tinto, in Huelva, Spain, from the Spanish government.Since then, the company has grown through a long series of mergers and acquisitions to place itself among the
Definition The term ore is defined in the current study to describe a concentration of non metallic, e.g., feldspar, or metallic minerals, e.g. spodumene, in pegmatitic rocks irrespective of its structure and position in the deposit which was or is currently mined for a profit.
Uranium processing Uranium processing, preparation of the ore for use in various products. Uranium (U), although very dense (19.1 grams per cubic centimetre), is a relatively weak, nonrefractory metal. Indeed, the metallic properties of uranium appear to be intermediate between those of
Heavy mineral sands are a class of ore deposit which is an important source of zirconium, titanium, thorium, tungsten, rare earth elements, the industrial minerals diamond, sapphire, garnet, and occasionally precious metals or gemstones.. Heavy mineral sands are placer deposits formed most usually in beach environments by concentration due to the specific gravity of the mineral grains.
The Haib project is a large copper molybdenum porphyry deposit located in the Karas region of southern Namibia, 8 km from the Orange River and the South African border.