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2011-10-03 13:00:00

Gila Tools, a premiere online supplier of diamond blades and other construction tools, gives customers an early Holiday treat with exciting discounts on select items for the entire month of October.

2011-09-21 13:00:00

Executive coach, business consultant, Diamond Company owner and founder of Getting Past You, Diamond Donna Root, reaches out to raise the socioeconomic status of a million homes by teaching individuals

2011-09-18 07:00:00

Flex Drum Sander Kit is great for all tube shaped and round wood sanding. Now you can actually have fun while sanding round, tube shaped wood with this highly efficient wood sanding tool.

Volcanic Rafts Played Key Role In Origins Of Life
2011-09-02 12:43:48

Scientists believe that volcanic rafts could have played a key role in the origins of life on Earth.

2011-08-17 10:50:00

TSX.V Symbol (DMI) OTCQX Symbol (DMIFF) KELOWNA, BC, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Diamcor Mining Inc.


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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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