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2011-04-14 11:27:00

MIDDLETON, Wis., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --- Precision Devices Incorporated (PDI), a leading quartz crystal device manufacturer and member of the Avrio Technology Group, LLC team of companies, announced that it has achieved Class H certification, the standard military quality level for reliability designated by MIL-PRF-38534.

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2011-03-17 07:58:50

The mineral quartz may play a key role in the formation of earthquake faults, mountains, and valleys.

2011-02-19 00:00:42

Spectrophotometer cuvettes have been used in scientific research since spectrophotometers have been invented.

2011-01-17 00:00:41

Unique Quartz Material Available Through NSG Precision Cells: A Member of The Tosoh Family Farmingdale, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) January 16, 2011 One very common question that NSG Precision Cells receives is, "What is your ES Quartz?" In short, this is a unique brand of quartz, superior to standard UV grade quartz in purity, usable range, and other characteristics.

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.

2010-10-21 00:00:41

Ecliptek Introduces New Quartz Spread Spectrum Quick Turn Oscillators Miniature SMD packages available in 2.5VDC or 3.3VDC high speed LVCMOS configurations up to 200.000MHz. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Ecliptek Corporation is very pleased to announce the addition of the EPSA family of surface mount spread spectrum quartz resonator based oscillators.

2010-10-05 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Acrex Ventures Ltd. ("Acrex") is pleased to announce that diamond drilling will commence this week on its Grizzly-Kellar Lake gold property (the "Property").

2009-12-21 10:55:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Cosentino, maker of Silestone Natural Quartz, is proud to have been selected as the sole countertop supplier for the 2010 Olympic Village in Vancouver, B.C.

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.


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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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