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2014-01-14 08:31:14

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emser Tile, a premier designer, producer and marketer of floor, wall, counter tile and natural stone options will introduce an extensive line of new product offerings at this year's Surfaces Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV, on January 28-30, 2014. Emser's new introductions will include two eye-catching porcelain wood look recreations called Parquet (parquet wood/ stone) and Modena (petrified wood). Four fashionable, sleek and contemporary...

2013-12-13 23:22:52

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Construction Aggregates – Market Opportunity & Environment, Analyses and Forecasts to 2015. London (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Synopsis •Top level overview of global construction aggregates market •Global market environment •Construction aggregates consumption in value and volume terms at regional and further divided at country level •Construction aggregates turnover value •Details of top construction...

2013-11-22 23:27:00

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Construction Aggregates Market – Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017. London (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Synopsis This report provides detailed market analysis, information, trends, issues and insights into the global construction aggregates market, including: -The regional and global construction aggregates market's growth prospects by category -Analysis of the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, North America, Latin America...

2013-10-29 23:36:16

Native Custom Stone, a custom stone manufacturer in Dawsonville, GA, has created their very own line of substrate sealer properly named Natural Shield. Dawsonville, GA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Native Custom Stone, a custom stone manufacturer in Dawsonville, GA, has created their very own line of substrate sealer properly named Natural Shield. The sealant boasts the ability to seal stone products without taking away from its natural appearance. It is one of the most “complete”...

2013-09-09 16:21:02

LAFAYETTE, La., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today provided an update on the deep water Taggart prospect, including the exploratory well drilled at Mississippi Canyon 816. Drilling operations have been completed and the rig is being released. The well has been logged, and pressure readings, cores and fluid samples have been taken in the Pliocene and Upper Miocene section sands. The data indicates a discovery with approximately 90 feet of net...

2013-07-18 08:25:30

In Grimoire of Stone, Author Keith Harvey takes you on a journey where dragons, aliens to earth, have grown in such numbers and power that they begin to dominate a decimated mankind that has mutated and splintered. DENVER, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Only separate city-states maintain some semblance of civilization. So Grimoire of Stone is a fantasy but because it grew out of a science fiction experiment in alternate history, it feels at times like a western, steam punk,...

2013-06-18 23:26:47

Native Custom Stone, a faux stone manufacturer in Dawsonville, GA, announced that their newest stone panel system, GO-Stone, will now be available to order online at The Home Depot. Dawsonville, GA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Native Custom Stone, a faux stone manufacturer in Dawsonville, GA, announced that their newest stone panel system, GO-Stone, will now be available to order online at The Home Depot. This new eco-friendly product is specifically engineered for use on interior DIY projects...

2013-04-10 12:30:40

Brownstone Financial Services Group, LLC announces new partnership with Wilmington-based IT service provider, MySherpa WILMINGTON, Del., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Brownstone Financial Services Group, LLC has partnered with MySherpa, a Wilmington DE-based IT management company. This partnership, effective March 1, 2013, initiated MySherpa's management of Brownstone's network to ensure data security and uninterrupted service. Outsourcing the burden of IT management to...

2013-01-15 16:21:37

LAFAYETTE, La., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today announced its estimated year-end 2012 proved reserves were 129 Mmboe (million barrel equivalents) or 773 Bcfe (billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent), as compared with 100 Mmboe or 602 Bcfe at year-end 2011, representing a 28% increase in its estimated proved reserves. From all sources, Stone replaced approximately 288% of production in 2012. The estimated proved reserves were 35% oil, 14% natural...

2013-01-14 02:27:52

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the co-creators of "South Park" and "The Book of Mormon," and The Raine Group, a boutique merchant bank focused exclusively on entertainment, digital media and sports, announced today the formation of Important Studios, a new venture consolidating Parker and Stone's creative work and future projects into one company. Important Studios will look to build on the duo's unmatched success across the film, television, live...


Latest Stone Reference Libraries

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2005-05-25 18:53:59

Quartzite is a hard, metamorphic rock which was originally sandstone. Through heating and pressure usually related to tectonic compression within orogenic belts, the original quartz sand grains and quartz silica cement were fused into one. Pure quartzite is usually white to grey. Quartzites often occur in various shades of pink and red due to varying amounts of iron oxide. Other colors are due to impurities of minor amounts of other minerals. Orthoquartzite is a very pure quartz sandstone...

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2005-05-25 17:09:09

Slate is a fine-grained, homogeneous, sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash which has been metamorphosed (foliated) in layers (bedded deposits). Slate can be made into roofing shingles ('roofing slates' in the United Kingdom), because it has two lines of breakability: cleavage and grain. This makes it possible to split slate into thin sheets. Slate is mainly composed of quartz and muscovite (a mica), often along with biotite, chlorite, and hematite, or, less frequently,...

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