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2014-09-22 16:27:39

LONDON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Photomask market is broadly divided into two categories on the basis of the base glass material used- Soda-lime and Quartz photomasks.

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,

2014-06-18 23:02:17

The global Quartz Crucible market segments the market by application and geography with current market estimation and forecast till 2019.

2014-06-03 12:28:28

FORT LEE, N.J., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BassTech International - http://basstechintl.com - a New Jersey-based global

2014-05-08 12:29:15

The Cryxon® crystal lamp is a wireless, portable, hand-held product that could revolutionize modern medical treatment. AJKA, Hungary, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The benefits of crystal,


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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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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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