What is Magnesite?

What is Magnesite?

Although over 80 minerals contain magnesium, only six are used for magnesium production. One of those materials, magnesite, is used in modern manufacturing processes and can be found in items ranging from paper to animal feed.

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Nevada Clean Magnesium President To Deliver Keynote Speech at 144th TMS Annual Meeting

Nevada Clean Magnesium President To Deliver Keynote Speech at 144th TMS Annual Meeting

Nevada Clean Magnesium (TSXV:NVM) President and Director, James Sever, will be a keynote speaker on March 16 at the upcoming 144th The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 2015 annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Sever will be presenting on the non electrolytic magnesium reduction processes and will participate in the panel discussion. He will also be presenting two papers in the Calcination session on March 18.: “The Impact of Calcination Conditions on Production of Magnesium by the Magnatherm Process”, and “Calix Calciner, a Green Application in the Production of Magnesium”.

MGX Minerals Acquires Koot Claims in BC

MGX Minerals Acquires Koot Claims in BC

MGX Minerals Inc. (CSE:XMG) is set to acquire a 100% interest in 166 contiguous hectares covering a known high-purity silica prospect in the Golden mining district of southeastern British Columbia. Under the terms of the Acquisition Agreement, MGX will issue 100,000 shares to AMY as well as grant a 0.5% Net Smelter Royalty on any future production.

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Blue LED Production Fails Because of Magnesium

Scientific American reported that UK scientists think that the difficulty in making blue LEDs could be attributed to magnesium, a key ingredient in making the semiconductor sandwich required for such LEDs.

Iran to Launch First Magnesium Plant This Week

According to Iranian Fars news agency, the country's first magnesium plant will be inaugurated this week. According to Azer News, the plant will be able to produce up to 6,000 metric tonnes of the metal each year.

Magnesium Fire Breaks Out at Houston Business Park

The Houston Chronicle reported that a magnesium fire broke out at a heat-treating business in Texas. Officials have said that the fire does not pose any danger to the public.

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