Geoscience events - Archive

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.

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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 less processing and technological problems.

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Mine exploration area expanded

Hopes for a significant new mine on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula continue to grow, with indications a new exploration area is much larger than originally thought.

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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.

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