Asked in Gems and Precious Stones
Gems and Precious Stones
What minerals like topaz can form in these small teardrop shaped formations?
Asked in Geology, Mercury Topaz, Rocks and Minerals
What minerals like topaz can form in small teardrop shaped formations?
Tourmaline and many other gems like topaz form in small teardrop shaped formations called pegmatites. ...
Asked in Ireland, Lighthouses, Nicknames
What lighthouse was nicknamed 'Ireland's Teardrop'?
Fastnet Rock is a very small island, which has been referred to as "Ireland's teardrop". It has a lighthouse on it. ...
Asked in Sri Lanka
Why is sri lanka called the tear drop?
Look at a map sometimes. It looks just like a teardrop. It's land mass, altough small, no really a "mass," is shaped with a fat northern area that thins as it goes south. Like a teardrop! Check the related links underneath to see a map of Sri Lanka. ...
How do geologists search for minerals?
It depends on what type of minerals they're looking for. Some minerals are visible with the unaided eye, but small amounts may require magnifying devices, possibly microscopes or chemical analysis. Surveys are done of surface formations and rock types, core drilling may be required, as well as laboratory analysis to determine the minerals in a given area. ...
Asked in Definitions
What is the definition of laud instrument?
The laud is a Spanish folk cittern. It has a flat soundboard and a flat back and has the basic shape of a teardrop. It is has 12 metal strings. Some laudes have a round soundhole (like a Spanish classical guitar) while others have two "f" holes and one or more small soundholes. I have seen teardrop as well as diamond shaped small soundholes--also I have seen lauds (spelled laudes in Spanish) with 4 small round soundholes. ...
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
What are the functions for the small intestine?
The functions of the small intestine are to collect nutrients,minerals, and moisture from the food that you eat to get energy for your body. The things in your small intestine that collect these needed things are called villi. They are finger-like shaped and are sponge-like to absorb the nutrients and minerals. After this job is complete, the rest is then sent to the large intestine for completion of the process digestion. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
Will a teardrop shaped pinewood derby car be fast?
No, although aerodynamically speaking it is the best shape for the car, the aerodynamics playing a role on such a small object travelling at such low velocities doesn't really matter. The key factor is the weight in this case. a teardrop design will put the majority of the vehicles weight up front, when you want as much as possible in the farthest back position on a standard track. Hope this helps in your design. ...
Asked in Geology
Does you rock break into small uneven pleces or regularly shaped pleces into min sheets?
It breaks up into small, un even pieces. A rock is not perfectly shaped that's why. ...