Geoscience events - Archive

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.

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Nickel mine up and running

A nickel mine in Western Australia's East Kimberley has swung into production, with the first ore being processed through a mill near Warmun.

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Mineral exports up 29 percent

Iran exported 754,200 tons of various kinds of minerals valued at dlrs 76.1 million in the first quarter of the Iranian year (started March 20).

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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.

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Mine Development

In weekly Mine and Development reported that before the first five year Development plan there were 800 mines the country.

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Exploration Khoni Anarak Gold Mine

The Outcome and obtained achievements of the Systematic Exploration project between the years 1998-2003 one can refer to ceding exploration areas to the Iran's Mines and Mineral Industries ...

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Quake hits devastated Bam

An earthquake measuring 4.2 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale hit the city of Bam, in the southeastern province of Kerman, here on Monday.

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37% of Dolomite Mines in Nahavand

Based on the published statistics by the Industries and Mines Organization of Hamedan province out of Iran's 19 active dolomite mines there are 7 active mines in Nahavand that covers 37 percent of the total country's dolomite.

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