nacre


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the iridescent internal layer of a mollusk shell

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penguin also indicates that the rate of nacre deposition at specific locations in the shell is likely to change over the life cycle of this species, resulting in the altered shell form (Gervis & Sims 1992, Saucedo et al.
Predatory pressure increased during the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event, and this correlates with the apparent independent evolution of nacre in many groups of molluscs (Vendrasco et al.
During our stay in Cote de Nacre we felt we experienced the best of both worlds, a relaxing resort holiday, but also an authentic taste of everything French.
Barthelat and his team studied the weak internal boundaries of nacre and recreated it on glass slides using a laser to engrave networks of 3D micro-cracks.
The seven value factors include Size, Shape, Colour, Lustre, Surface, and Nacre.
The beauty of the nacre shine is recognized by many around the world and the privilege to have this unique and elite souvenir from Ohrid in their private jewelry collections also belongs, among others, to British Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Silvia of Sweden and Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.
When Lea Kiddie, 15, learned sections of Anna Sokolow's 1955 masterpiece Rooms for a performance last winter with Nacre, a dance company based in Albany, NY, she learned much more than choreography.
We stayed in a mobile home at Camping la Cote de Nacre at St Aubin sur Mer, a modern, well maintained campsite on the outskirts of the seaside resort of St Aubin.
According to Unilever, "ISPs are commonly found in nacre, where they exist to help organisms to exist in cold climates.
QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 Mack The Knife; 2 Alain Prost; 3 Mercury; 4 China; 5 Particles of grit which the oysters cover in nacre.
It is important to strengthen our own ability to empathize and communicate with students to help them nacre the bumps and potholes along the way.
For decades, researchers have been marveling at seashell nacre, commonly called mother-of-pearl.
Oysters, abalone, and some other mollusks have a strong layer of armor called nacre (or mother-of-pearl).
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A year ago, jewellery designers Boucheron unleashed its first fragrance - Trouble - now Trouble Eau Lgre Nacre has been released as a limited edition.