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2009-09-24 09:17:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Silestone(R) by Cosentino(R) has become an active partner in the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition "GET ON THE BUS" campaign for Season 7 of the award-winning reality TV show that airs on ABC. Cosentino will be involved in every episode of Season 7, starting Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, from 8 to 10 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The 'GET ON THE BUS" theme represents a heightened focus on voluntarism during Season 7. The show has won two Emmy Awards for Outstanding...

2008-12-03 08:28:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cosentino(R), a worldwide leader in natural stone, announces the introduction of SenSa(R) with SenGuard(TM) in Lowe's stores nationwide. SenSa by Cosentino is the most consumer-friendly granite on the market, featuring the exclusive SenGuard treatment and 15-year warranty. "Consumers do not have to travel further than their nearest Lowe's store to select SenSa granite and have it installed quickly and efficiently by the foremost authority in the stone...

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2008-11-11 13:32:15

Shock waves around dusty, young stars might be creating the raw materials for planets, according to new observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. The evidence comes in the form of tiny crystals. Spitzer detected crystals similar in make-up to quartz around young stars just beginning to form planets. The crystals, called cristobalite and tridymite, are known to reside in comets, in volcanic lava flows on Earth, and in some meteorites that land on Earth. Astronomers already knew that...

2008-10-06 09:00:39

Dr. Fabio Montanari, President and CEO of Soltera Mining Corp. (PINK SHEETS: SLTA)(FRANKFURT: SN7), is pleased to announce that the results of a structural geological survey at El Torno, Soltera's flagship gold property in Argentina, are now available. El Torno is located in the Andean Cordillera near the international border with Bolivia. It is in the central part of a major mineralized province that extends several hundred kilometers through Argentina and Bolivia. The El Torno property...

2008-09-29 14:41:07

Glass Earth Gold says it has received "strong encouragement" from its Muirs Reef gold prospect in the Bay of Plenty. A first drilling showed initial indications of a broad section of mineralised quartz veins, the NZX-listed Canadian goldminer said yesterday. (c) 2008 Press, The; Christchurch, New Zealand. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-29 09:00:40

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 29, 2008) - High Desert Gold Corporation ("HDG" or the "Company") (TSX:HDG)(TSX:HDG.WT) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Artillery Peak Property located in western Arizona. As a result of the Company's generative reconnaissance program, an option to purchase agreement was recently signed on a high-grade gold property, Artillery Peak, located in western Arizona. Geochemical results obtained from the owner show a series of low...

2008-09-25 17:46:38

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 25, 2008) - GoldQuest Mining Corp. ("GoldQuest" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GQC)(FRANKFURT:M1W) is pleased to report new sample results from its 100% owned El Toro project located in the central Dominican Republic. The El Toro project is excluded from the Gold Fields option agreement. HIGHLIGHTS - New rock samples return values up to 35.19 g/t gold; - 14 samples greater than 10 g/t gold; - 40% of all samples greater than 1 g/t gold;...

2008-09-24 09:00:34

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 24, 2008) - THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES Australian Solomons Gold Limited ("ASG" or the "Company")(TSX:SGA) today announced results from three recent drill holes at its Gold Ridge Project in the Solomon Islands and provided a progress update. Charivunga Mineralised Zone ("CMZ") Drilling Highlights -------------------------------------------------------- Hole________...

2008-09-04 03:00:18

By Smith, Arthur E The Amethyst, Commodore No. 5 & Bulldog Mountain Mines Mineral County, Colorado Creede is located in southwestern Colorado on the edge of the San Juan Mountains just south of where Willow Creek enters the Rio Grande Valley. Originally, the townsite was further north in East Willow Creek Canyon near the confluence with West Willow Creek. A disastrous fire in 1894 wiped out the town, and a new settlement sprang up to the south at a location at first called Jimtown....

2008-07-17 03:00:00

By Anonymous THE TWENTY-FOURTH TECHNICAL SESSION of the Rochester Mineralogical Symposium (RMS) was held on 13 April 2007. Twelve abstracts were accepted and presented as oral papers. The review panel consisted of Dr. Steven Chamberlain, New York State Museum; Dr. Carl Francis, Harvard Univeristy; Dr. Robert King, Tewkesbury, Great Britain; Dr. Marian Lupulescu, New York State Museum; and Dr. George Robinson, Michigan Technological University. PSEUDOBROOKITE FROM THE NINE MILE PLUTON,...


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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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