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2014-04-02 16:23:36

DUBLIN, Apr. 02, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j3tgsf/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Quartz Crucible Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Global and Chinese Quartz Crucible Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global quartz crucible industry with a focus on the Chinese...

2014-04-01 08:31:02

DUBLIN, Apr. 01, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zzvthz/mems_oscillators ) has announced the addition of a new report "MEMS Oscillators - Global Markets, Technologies & Competitors: Analysis & Forecasts to 2018" to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report is a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the world market for MEMS-based oscillators. Both quantitative and qualitative...

2014-03-06 12:32:52

DUBLIN, Mar. 06, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cm5ntc/saw_resonators ) has announced the addition of Dedalus Consulting Inc's new report "SAW Resonators - Global Markets, End-Users & Competitors: 2013-2018 Analysis & Forecasts" to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report is a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the world market for SAW devices - in particular SAW resonators and...

2014-03-06 12:32:47

DUBLIN, Mar. 06, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wk76gs/rubidium ) has announced the addition of Dedalus Consulting Inc's new report "Rubidium Frequency Control Devices (RbXOs) - Global Markets, End-Users & Competitors: 2013-2018 Analysis & Forecasts" to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report is a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the world market for RbXOs. Both quantitative...

2014-03-06 12:29:45

DUBLIN, Mar. 06, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nzwmsv/ceramic ) has announced the addition of a new report "Ceramic Resonators - Global Markets, End-Users & Competitors" to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report is a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the world market for ceramic resonators - in particular passive and electromechanical. Both quantitative and qualitative...

2014-03-06 12:22:19

DUBLIN, Mar. 06, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j8dkkr/quartz_crystals) has announced the addition of Dedalus Consulting Inc's new report "Quartz Crystals & Oscillators-Global Markets, Applications & Competitors" to their offering. Lisa Woodhouse/ClientServices/LN/UK/PRNewswireThis report is a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the world market for quartz crystals and oscillators - in particular quartz crystals, XOs, TCXOs,...

2014-02-24 20:23:48

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesarstone has teamed up with Architectural Digest again for the 2014 Architectural Digest Greenroom at the Oscars. This year's Greenroom was designed by renowned AD100 architect David Rockwell and includes a digital art installation co-curated by Rockwell and Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/LA71038LOGO) As an official sponsor, Caesarstone quartz countertops will stun...

2014-01-15 23:04:50

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Industrial Silica Sand. Market for Industrial Silica Sand is projected to witness strong growth led by the rising use of industrial silica sand in hydraulic fracturing applications. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Industrial silica sand comprises small-sized, uniformly circular quartz grains that offer strength, as well as crush-resistant properties. Density and hardness of sand grains provide the sand...

2013-12-26 12:21:45

DUBLIN, December 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fwxr3h/crystal) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Crystal Oscillator Market " [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fwxr3h/crystal ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Crystal oscillators are amongst the core components of any electronic device. They use the property of...

Scientists Use Computers And Experiments To Better Predict Chemical Dissolution
2013-12-06 12:53:32

Rice University Scientists from Rice University and the University of Bremen's Center for Marine Environmental Sciences (MARUM) in Germany have combined cutting-edge experimental techniques and computer simulations to find a new way of predicting how water dissolves crystalline structures like those found in natural stone and cement. In a new study featured on the cover of the Nov. 28 issue of the Journal of Physical Chemistry C, the team found their method was more efficient at...


Latest Quartz Reference Libraries

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2005-05-25 18:55:31

Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's crust. It has a hexagonal crystal structure made of trigonal crystallized silica (silicon dioxide, SiO2), with a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale. Density is 2.6 g/cm³. The typical shape is a six-sided prism that ends in six-sided pyramids, although these are often distorted, or so massive that only part of the shape is apparent from a mined specimen. Additionally a bed is a common form, particularly for varieties such as amethyst,...

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