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2011-11-02 07:00:00

Texas-based GLASS RECYCLED has donated kitchen and bathroom countertop materials to the University of Texas-Tyler TxAire project.

2011-10-27 07:00:00

GLASS RECYCLED - a Texas-based company that is saving the environment, ‘one kitchen at a time’ by using discarded glass to make stunning kitchen countertops and flooring has - created a eco-friendly

2011-07-18 07:45:00

NAZARETH, Pa., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kitchen Magic, the Northeast's largest kitchen cabinet refacing and remodeling company announces the addition of CAMBRIA quartz countertop surfaces to its repertoire of countertop products.

2011-07-16 00:00:35

IMS, a pioneer and leader in natural stone refinishing and concrete cleaning, polishing and restoration, has released an educational video series for building engineers/managers and other professionals, to answer common questions… (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 IMS, Inc.

2011-07-06 09:41:00

CLEVELAND, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to home improvements, a kitchen makeover is usually at the top of the list. But replacing old, dull and outdated countertops doesn't have to be expensive and time consuming.

2011-07-03 00:01:48

The advanced new SenGuard™ Permanent Marble & Granite Sealer from Countertop Specialty, publisher of leading marble and granite consumer resource website CountertopSpecialty.com, was chosen for a new episode of DIY Network’s popular home remodeling show Sweat Equity.

2011-01-13 06:50:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the finished results are stunning, small kitchen remodeling can come with a big price tag. However, this should not turn people away from renovating this key part of the home because the benefits outweigh the costs.

2010-12-21 14:23:18

Researchers from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) have analysed levels of radon, a natural radioactive gas, in 58 secondary schools in Galicia.

2010-11-01 10:57:00

DALLAS, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Daltile has relaunched its ONE(TM) Quartz line of quartz slabs and tiles with the introduction of 24 new colors and two new collections.


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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