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2014-07-02 23:05:23

July is ruby month and the LC is celebrating by showcasing their best rubies. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The

2014-06-30 08:24:12

The Ophir Sapphire is included in the sale of a larger collection of gemstones that has been awarded nine Guinness World Records titles ATLANTA, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ophir

2014-06-21 23:03:09

Containing the world's largest gemstones, the Ophir Collection (http://www.OphirCollection.com), owned by Ophir Collection LLC,

2014-06-14 23:00:28

Dennis Rodman to Host ALL IN Poker Magazine Poker Party at Sapphire on Saturday June 14, 2014 and “Craziest Father’s Day Weekend Party” Sunday June 15, 2014 at Sapphire Pool and Day Club.

2014-06-06 23:07:38

Rissa Cassandra enchants her readers with ‘Sapphire’s Glow’. VICTORIA, Australia (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 An exciting tale of

2014-05-30 12:22:47

DALLAS, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Power Electronics Market by Substrate Wafer Technology (GaN, SiC, and Others), Devices (Power

2014-05-29 23:07:35

Former UFC Ring Girl Amber Nicole Hosted Saturday, May 24th and International Playmate Chelsea Ryan on Sunday, May 25th. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) May 29, 2014

2014-05-27 08:35:24

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Secure-24, a hosting, mobile and cloud computing provider, is hosting two events and exhibiting during the 2014 SAP SAPPHIRE® NOW conference

2014-05-22 23:08:29

Power Electronics Market report is focused on giving a detail-view of the complete power electronics industry with regards to the products market and device market with detailed market segmentation.

2014-05-13 12:25:24

DUBLIN, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xbxtv2/global_sapphire)


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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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whirret
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