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Apple To Open Arizona Plant To Produce Sapphire Components
2013-11-05 09:49:59

Apple will be expanding its American manufacturing to Mesa, Arizona, according to GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (GTAT), which yesterday announced a deal to supply Apple with equipment needed to produce high quality sapphire materials for the tech firm's products.

2013-10-23 23:27:27

With colored gemstones’ popularity on the rise, jewelry lovers look for the right shades to finish the year in style. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 23,

2013-10-07 23:30:04

The owners of Sapphire Bay Car Wash installed a Full Color LED Sign to further enhance the unique tropical island experience of their car wash attraction. Gastonia,

2013-08-25 23:02:05

Suunto Ambit 2 Sapphire was voted the best GPS watch of 2013 by the testers at the Heart RAte Watch


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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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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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