magnetite


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magnetite

an iron oxide, Fe3 O4, found in cells of some organisms, which may play a part in geomagnetic orientation because of its magnetic properties. See MAGNETOSOMES, MAGNETO TAXIS.
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In the end, the report makes some proposals for a new project of Magnetite Industry and a new project of Magnetite Industry before evaluating its feasibility.
The recent drilling programs have been highly successful at upgrading and delineating magnetite sources as well as identifying a number of highly prospective DSO targets.
Exploration Targets were estimated by the Company for five separate prospects across the Zanthus Magnetite Project.
Our aim in commissioning the Drilling Program was to delineate a magnetite resource in the vicinity of the old pit.
The Ruoutevare Magnetite Project consists of one Exploration Permit covering a
Morse said BioMag is "really promising" and has proven to have "friendly technology," he is cautionary until the BioMag process recovers 95 percent of the magnetite for at least two months.
The magnetite and iron-sulfide particles inside the carbonate globules are in many ways similar to particles produced by bacteria on Earth.
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Cushioning agents, hematite and magnetite also were effective in eliminating or reducing veining.
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Objective: Magnetite nanotubes are interesting for numerous applications including MRI, Biological and molecular separation, arsenic removal and catalysis of ammonia synthesis.