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2012-01-28 15:50:00

When Chris Dahlander conceived his Snappy Salads restaurant theme, he not only wanted to create healthy meals using the best ingredients possible, he also wanted to imprint his ‘leave it better

2012-01-13 08:00:00

The biological and geographical website EurekaMag.com publishes reviews of specific subjects of all areas of biological and geographical science.

2011-12-16 18:00:00

When Chris Dahlander conceived his Snappy Salads restaurant theme, he not only wanted to create healthy meals using the best ingredients possible, he also wanted to imprint his ‘leave it better

2011-12-14 08:00:00

GLASS RECYCLED – the Texas-based firm that uses recycled glass products to create stunning materials for residential and commercial use – is getting a jump on the new year by kicking off a

2011-12-06 08:00:00

GLASS RECYCLED announces the unveiling of their exclusive new online GlassStore – a state-of-the-art web-based portal that makes ordering the company’s various eco-friendly products a breeze.

2011-11-17 00:35:00

My Home Granite released an important piece of news today: plastic and Formica countertops are a thing of the past; natural stone has become the standard in the residential and commercial countertop

2011-11-12 02:45:00

Granite Kitchen Countertops VA just announced the giveaway of one hundred dollars for you and another one hundred dollars for your friend to celebrate the end of the year with savings and gifts

2011-11-11 13:00:00

Global Remodeling Services Company Launches iGRANITE to Aid Franchisees and Turn Every Consumer into a Kitchen and Bath Designer Miramar, FL (PRWEB) November


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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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