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2014-10-14 08:24:09

Synthetic Diamond Market Leader Expands Portfolio to Offer Customers More Diamond Thermal Management Options SAN DIEGO, Oct.

2014-09-24 23:06:28

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide markets.

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2014-09-24 04:54:11

Currently, heading off into space requires a shuttle, rocket or some sort of high velocity vehicle with enough power to push through Earth's atmosphere. What if you could take a "space elevator" instead?

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.

2014-09-18 23:03:26

ItsHot.com, a leading diamond jewelry manufacturer, wholesaler, and retailer in NY, is now offering a 65-80% discount on its attractive collection of diamond wedding bands, including a whopping

2014-09-08 23:08:39

Precision, durability and performance go on full display Lincoln, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 RobbJack’s continuing ability to advance the state

2014-09-05 23:05:29

Update to include case studies, machined part examples and more Lincoln, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 RobbJack Corporation, an employee-owned leading


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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