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Ilam, Bride of the Zagros

Ilam, Bride of the Zagros

Ilam province had a glorious past as part of the ancient kingdom of Elam. The Elamite civilization was established some time around 3000 B.C. and survived until 640 B.C.

Low-grade Antimony in Kashmar

Low-grade Antimony in Kashmar

Qareh Aghaj Titanium with 208 mt possible reserve bearing 34 mt phosphate. In one of its block out of 11 blocks the reserve of more than 30mt reserve with more than 8 percent TiO2 has ...

Probe into rising ocean acidity

Probe into rising ocean acidity

The UK's Royal Society has launched an investigation into the rising acidity of the world's oceans due to pollution from the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide. The change could have catastrophic consequences for marine life. ...

Two New Saturnian Moons

Two New Saturnian Moons

With eyes sharper than any that have peered at Saturn before, the Cassini spacecraft has uncovered two moons, which may be the smallest bodies so far seen around the ringed planet.

Songon Copper Project

Songon Copper Project

Songon copper project in Ahar area aiming at producing 150 thousand ton copper concentrate will have 66/26 percent physical progress by the end of the current year.