polyhalite


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polyhalite

(ˌpɒlɪˈhælaɪt)
n
(Geological Science) mineralogy a type or pink or red mineral
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I would bet that the TS13 anomaly is the result of the advertisement of some, reasonably well-paid jobs, in the polyhalite industry.
Sirius Minerals, Polyhalite Project, Whitby, North Yorkshire: an opportunity to invest in the building of the first potash mine in the UK for over 40 years.
Sirius will fire the starting gun on construction in January and, once completed, the mine will produce polyhalite, which can be used as a fertiliser.
The drill program confirmed the thickness and grades seen in previous drilling, substantiating the Ochoa Project's polyhalite ore as accessible, with sub-horizontal and conformable bedding, and consistent mineral and chemical compositions.
In a picturesque part of the North York Moors National Park, exploration drilling has been taking place in advance of plans to mine what are thought to be the world's largest and highest-grade resources of polyhalite, a vital constituent of fertiliser.
The group is developing a mine in the North York Moors National Park near Whitby to extract polyhalite, a mineral from which sulphate of potash can be produced.
3bn tonnes of polyhalite has been discovered below the protected Yorkshire coastline - believed to be the world's biggest and best quality supply of the valuable mineral, which is processed to make premium potash fertiliser.
ICP intends to become a primary producer of Sulphate of Potash ("SOP") and Sulphate of Potash Magnesia ("SOPM") by mining its 100%-owned Polyhalite Ochoa property in New Mexico, a highly advanced mineral deposit containing proven and probable reserves of more than 340 million tons of ore within the proposed mine plan.
It is composed of alternating layers of halite, clay, anhydrite, gypsum, sylvite, polyhalite, and locally abundant carnallite, langbeinite, and lesser salts.
The Salado Formation, or main salt, consists of thick halite intervals interbedded with anhydrite, polyhalite, and siltstone.
A formation of rock salt made up of beds containing polyhalite and clay layers.
3bn polyhalite project and Teesside processing plant has achieved a string of "important milestones" in 2017, according to the company's annual results.