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  2. Cordierite - Wikipedia

    Cordierite or iolite is a magnesium iron aluminium cyclosilicate.Iron is almost always present and a solid solution exists between Mg-rich cordierite and Fe-rich sekaninaite with a series formula: (Mg,Fe) 2 Al 3 (Si 5 AlO 18) to (Fe,Mg) 2 Al 3 (Si 5 AlO 18).

  3. List of sapphires by size - Wikipedia

    Ruspoli Sapphire: 136.9 carats (27.38 g) Stuart Sapphire: Sri Lanka 104 carats (20.8 g) Blue Tower of London: Bismarck Sapphire: Myanmar: 98.56 carats (19.712 g) Table Blue National Museum of Natural History, Washington James J. Hill Sapphire: 22.66 carats (4.532 g) Cornflower National Museum of Natural History, Washington

  4. Stereotypes of African Americans - Wikipedia

    Minstrel shows portrayed and lampooned blacks in stereotypical and often disparaging ways, as ignorant, lazy, buffoonish, superstitious, joyous, and musical. Blackface was a style of theatrical makeup popular in the United States, which was used to effect the countenance of an iconic, racist American archetype: that of the "darky" or "coon" (both are racial slurs).

  5. Harriman, New York - Wikipedia,_New_York

    Harriman State Park, just east of the village, is the second biggest state park in New York. The park is located in Orange and Rockland counties 30 miles north of New York City. The park is known for its 31 lakes, vistas, and public camping areas. Harriman State Park borders Bear Mountain State Park and the United States Military Academy's ...

  6. Poecilotheria metallica - Wikipedia

    Poecilotheria metallica, also known as the peacock tarantula, is an Old World species of tarantula.It is the only blue species of the genus Poecilotheria.Like others in its genus it exhibits an intricate fractal-like pattern on the abdomen.

  7. Jewels of Elizabeth II - Wikipedia

    Elizabeth II's first tiara was a wedding present in 1947 from her grandmother, Queen Mary, who received it as a gift from the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland in 1893 on the occasion of her marriage to the Duke of York, later George V. Made by E. Wolfe & Co., it was purchased from Garrard & Co. by a committee organised by Lady Eve Greville.

  8. Hart - Wikipedia

    Organizations. Hart Racing Engines, a former Formula One engine manufacturer; Hart Skis, US ski manufacturer; Hart Stores, a Canadian chain of department stores; Hart's Reptile World, a zoo in Oregon

  9. Fairmont Royal York - Wikipedia

    The Royal York Hotel sits at 100 Front Street West at the southern end of the Financial District, a business district in Downtown Toronto.The hotel property is bounded by Piper Street to the north, and York Street to the west, whereas its eastern portion is bounded by Royal Bank Plaza, an office complex that serves as the operational headquarters of the Royal Bank of Canada.