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2014-12-05 08:22:31

Russell & Danny Simmons, Miguel, Rosario Dawson, Emily Ratajkowski, Nina Agdal, Chanel Iman and others CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec.

2014-11-21 23:06:46

The Liquidation Channel announces its first ever Ruby Smackdown. AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 With the holiday season just around the corner,

2014-11-15 23:00:57

Recently, UWDress.com, an outstanding dress supplier in the global market, has added a new collection of sapphire evening dresses to its product line. (PRWEB)

2014-10-16 12:27:34

GQ AIRS EXCLUSIVE BEHIND THE SCENES OF ULTIMATE COCKTAIL COMPETITION SPONSORED BY BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® GIN NEW YORK, Oct.

2014-09-22 20:22:22

Apple saved the sapphire industry in 2013 and will transform it in 2014. How will this revolution happen? LONDON, Sept.

2014-09-22 20:21:50

GaN-on-Si enables GaN power electronics, will LED transition as well? LONDON, Sept.

2014-09-16 23:17:00

iFitDress.com, one of the most distinguished dress companies, has recently added a new selection of 2014 sapphire evening dresses to its online store.


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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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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'.