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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2008-09-24 09:00:34

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 24, 2008) - THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S.


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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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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.