Latest Granite Stories

2014-07-15 23:01:44

House of Stone recently completed work of several high-end projects, including the installation of the countertops of the South-End addition of Lambeau Field. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 A local Milwaukee granite installation company is getting more attention lately for work on several high-end projects. House of Stone, Inc. recently worked on the south-end renovation of Lambeau Field, which included granite, Cambria, and Silestone quartz countertop installation. House of Stone...

2014-01-30 23:30:28

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 47,389 new articles on geochemical interpretation. As a comprehensive publisher of geographical articles, EurekaMag.com extensively covers scientific interpretation of geochemical data which include measurements using the tools and principles of chemistry and explains the mechanisms behind the earth's and other planets' geological systems including its crust and oceans. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) January 30,...

2013-11-08 23:04:34

The Granite House, an extended care program for men located in New Hampshire, welcomes a former resident as he joins the executive offices. Derry, NH (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 The Granite House is pleased to announce that Patrick Jones has joined their team as a Community Outreach Representative in the Admissions and Marketing Department. Jones is a recent graduate of The Granite House program. “We’re thrilled that Pat has decided to come on board as a staff member at the Granite...

Eruptions Not Always Imminent From Slow Magma
2013-08-20 04:41:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new modeling study from the University of Washington reveals reservoirs of silica-rich magma of the sort that causes the most explosive volcanic eruptions can persist for hundreds of thousands of years in the Earth’s upper crust without triggering an eruption. In other words, regions such as Yellowstone National Park, known to have experienced a massive volcanic eruption in the past, could have a large pool of magma festering...

2013-08-04 23:01:17

“US Countertops Industry to 2017” is the new market research report added to the online library of ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 04, 2013 US demand for countertops is forecast to increase 4.5 percent per year to 725 million square feet in 2017, an improvement from the declines of the 2007-2012 period. The residential market, led by single-family homes, is highly countertop intensive, representing 79 percent of total countertop demand in 2012. Thus, trends in...

2013-05-24 23:26:54

Growth continues as The Granite House, an extended care program for men located in New Hampshire, adds two additional talents to the Admissions and Community Outreach teams. Derry, NH (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The Granite House, an extended care program located in New Hampshire, announces more exciting news today. They have added a new position to the Community Outreach team which is now filled by Jonathan Carter who will be serving the New England areas. Additionally they have brought in...

2013-02-21 23:00:03

Cumar Marble and Granite joins interior design bloggers, new media innovators, and interior design industry leaders for the 2013 Design Bloggers Conference on March 3-5, 2013 at the Hilton Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 Cumar owner, Ivo Cubi, and his daughter, Carlotta, enjoy sharing their words of wisdom and what motivates them to continue building their 8 generations Italian stone business. Cumar's natural stone is known for transforming a room with its character...

Latest Granite Reference Libraries

2005-05-25 18:45:14

Rhyolite is an igneous, volcanic (extrusive) rock, of felsic composition, with aphanitic to porphyritic texture. Mineral assembly is usually quartz, alkali feldspar and plagioclase (in a ratio > 1:2). Biotite and pyroxene are common accessory minerals. Rhyolite can be considered as the extrusive equivalent to the plutonic granite rock. Due to their high content of silica, rhyolite form highly viscous lavas. They can also occur as breccias or in volcanic necks and dikes. Like obsidian,...

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Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.