red with a vertical white crescent moon (the closed portion is toward the hoist side) and white five-pointed star centered just outside the crescent opening; the flag colors and designs closely resemble those on the banner of the Ottoman Empire, which preceded modern-day Turkey; the crescent moon and star serve as insignia for Turkic peoples; according to one interpretation, the flag ...
The economy of Malaysia is the 3rd largest in Southeast Asia, and is the 38th largest economy in the world. Malaysian labour productivity is significantly higher than neighbouring Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines or Vietnam due to a high density of knowledge-based industries and adoption of cutting edge technology for manufacturing and digital economy.
News and Comments. Once again visitors to the big East Coast Gem & Mineral Show last weekend were talking about irrational mineral pricing. I have written many commentaries here addressing the many reasons for escalating prices (inexperienced dealers, better quality minerals, professional preparation, Internet access in third world countries, etc.) The latest observat
the Color of Art Pigment Database - Pigment White page is a complete artist's reference on white pigments, with color Index names and health and safety information including MSDS sheets for lead white (dutch process or Flake white), titanium white, and most othe white artist's pigments and paint.
Calcite, which gets its name from "chalix" the Greek word for lime, is a most amazing and yet, most common mineral.It is one of the most common minerals on the face of the Earth, comprising about 4% by weight of the Earth's crust and is formed in many different geological environments.