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quartz

(kwōrts),
A crystalline form of silicon dioxide used in chemical apparatus and in optic and electric instruments.

quartz

Drug slang
A regionally popular street term for smokable methamphetamine or crack cocaine.
 
Vox populi
Silica, see there.

quartz

(kwōrts)
A crystalline form of silicon dioxide used in chemical apparatus and in optic and electrical instruments.

quartz

(kwōrts)
A crystalline form of silicon dioxide used in chemical apparatus and in optic and electrical instruments.
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(ii) Primary porosity is a key control on the magnitude of permeability change induced by quartz precipitation.
Quartz, Plagioclase feldspars and K- feldspars showed their presence in studied samples by petrographic study (Table 2 and Figure 2).
In the last decade, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) oscillators began replacing quartz oscillators in many applications, including high-reliability automotive applications [4].
For the quartz samples from Viktor Kammerling, Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy with a PerkinElmer Paragon 1000 spectrometer showed typical bands for natural quartz in the 4000-3000 [cm.sup.-1] range, especially the 3595 [cm.sup.-1] band (Zecchini and Smaali, 1999).
"The quartz shards I've used in some of my pieces look like icicles.
While wall applications for tiles is considered to be the most rapidly growing segment calculated as having a CAGR of 8.0 per cent from 2012-2018, crystal quartz is most often used for wall applications and counter tops due to the ease of cleaning and its resistance to scratching and staining, said El Shamy.
Under the one-year deal, Quartz Bio will utilise its bioinformatics know-how to support Debiopharm translational projects in terms of computational analyses and biomarker discovery.
Down in the weeds, Quartz found that the vegetable exports to Iran included cucumber seeds while the dental exports included toothbrushes.
The presence of these stresses caused by the linear thermal expansion discordance of quartz with the glassy matrix is also the major factor that weakens the tile.
Quartz roscoelite mineralisation, in the appropriate structural setting, is responsible for spectacular gold grades in confined volumes as demonstrated by the bonanza grade Zone VII at the Porgera Gold Mine, 15 kilometres to NE, which contained 5.1 Million ounces gold at 27 g/t gold within a space approximately 500 m long by 90 m high by 40 m wide.
Rapakivi granites contain at least two generations of K-feldspar, plagioclase and quartz (Nekvasil 1991; Eklund & Shebanov 1999), although the majority of the reported P-T determinations reflect averaged intensive parameters estimated from all generations of major phases in the magmatic system.
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