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2015-05-21 08:26:24

A new website for design inspiration, education, and conversation on the moissanite gem MORRISVILLE, N.C., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles & Colvard, Ltd.

2015-05-14 08:26:07

DUBLIN, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t5dvtl/global_coated) has announced the addition of the "Global Coated

2015-05-11 16:24:01

LONDON, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Alumina Zirconia Oxide Abrasives in US$ Thousands.

2015-05-11 08:44:43

DALLAS, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Thermal Interface Pads & Material Market by Type (Phase Change Material, Thermal Grease,

2015-04-16 08:24:44

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2015-04-15 12:24:56

TSX.V Symbol (DMI) KELOWNA, BC, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Diamcor Mining Inc.

2015-03-05 16:24:57

LONDON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- US demand to rise 3.8% annually through 2019Demand for abrasives in the US is forecast to rise 3.8 percent per year through 2019 to $6.9

2015-02-11 12:29:41

DUBLIN, Feb .11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets

2015-02-05 23:10:22

Diamond Lighthouse has announced a contest to win a free diamond necklace.

2015-01-30 23:08:15

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Alumina Zirconia Oxide Abrasives.


Latest Abrasives Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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