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lost lake
2015-05-06 08:35:13

Few places in the world are as aptly named as Lost Lake, a mysterious body of water located in the mountains of Oregon that completely vanishes once per year, disappearing through a hole in its north side, according to various recently-published media reports.

dv094017
2015-05-02 09:57:36

The massive asteroid that crashed into the ocean near the coast of Mexico millions of years ago (and is believed to have wiped out the dinosaurs) was likely the catalyst for a series of worldwide volcanic eruptions contributed to the extinction event, new research claims.

2015-03-11 23:14:20

Asia-Pacific and European regions are the most active markets in terms of strategic initiatives, owing to their emerging and mature market demands, respectively.

2015-02-19 08:27:07

DALLAS, February 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Basalt Fiber Market by Type (Continuous and Discrete), By Application (Building & Construction, Automotive, Wind

2015-02-06 23:03:09

2015 Global Basalt Fiber Industry Deep Research Report is added to DeepResearchReports.com which is spread across 135 pages. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 06,

2015-01-09 12:22:03

DUBLIN, Jan.

detecting water on Mars
2014-10-07 03:00:14

A Washington State University undergraduate has helped develop a new method for detecting water on Mars. Her findings appear in Nature Communications, one of the most influential general science journals.

2014-07-10 12:23:33

DUBLIN, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f36p8f/continuous_basalt)

2014-05-21 23:09:12

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Continuous Basalt Fiber Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store.

2014-05-09 12:22:37

DUBLIN, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xz2smn/continuous_basalt)


Latest Basalt Reference Libraries

28_65bb1e3b5e8109d8123acc847d3660d1
2005-05-26 12:13:03

Augite is a mafic mineral described chemically as (Ca, Na)(Mg, Fe, Al)(Al, Si)2O6 or calcium sodium magnesium iron aluminium silicate. Structurally, it is a solid solution of the pyroxene group which also contains diopside and hedenbergite. The crystals are monoclinic and prismatic. It is found in igneous rocks such as gabbros and basalts, and in metamorphic rocks from hydrothermal vents. Occasional specimens have a shiny appearance that give rise to the mineral's name, which is from the...

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2005-05-26 11:00:22

Gabbro is a dark, coarse-grained, intrusive igneous rock chemically equivalent to basalt. It is a plutonic rock, formed when molten magma is trapped beneath the Earth's surface and cools slowly into a hard, coarsely crystalline mass. It is dense, greenish or dark-colored and contains varied percentages of plagioclase feldspar, pyroxene, amphibole, and olivine (called olivine gabbro when olivine is present in large quantities). Quartz gabbros are also known to occur and are probably derived...

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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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