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2015-04-15 12:25:11

NEW YORK, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ (MHFI) announced today that it has commenced

2008-09-19 03:00:23

By Tanner, Geoff Abstract: None of the major roles assigned to the Highland Boundary Fault, such as a transcurrent fault with an orogen- parallel, sinistral displacement of several hundred kilometres, or terrane boundary, are confirmed.


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2005-05-25 18:35:54

The schists form a group of medium-grade metamorphic rocks, chiefly notable for the preponderance of lamellar minerals such as micas, chlorite, talc, hornblende, graphite, and others. Quartz often occurs in drawn-out grains to such an extent that a particular form called quartz schist is produced. By definition, schist contains more than 50% platy and elongated minerals, often finely interleaved with quartz and feldspar. The individual mineral grains in schist, drawn out into flaky scales...

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Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.