Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's continental crust, after feldspar. It is made up of a continuous framework of SiO4 silicon–oxygen tetrahedra, with each oxygen being shared between two tetrahedra, giving an overall formula SiO2.There are many different varieties of quartz, several of which are semi-precious gemstones. Especially in Europe and the Middle East, varieties of quartz have been since antiquity the most commonly used minerals in the making of jewelry and hardstone carvings.
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      Today, plenty of brands and publishers have content studios. But when The New York Times launched T Brand Studio, its native ad shop, a few years ago, the content marketing space still had that new car smell. The Gray Lady took a big risk investing in a new model that blended editorial creativity with marketing. Thus far, that risk has paid off.

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  • Quartz Launches Text Message-Style News App on iPhone

    … called its’ most compelling Atlas chart of the moment.’ Quartz also supports Apple Watch. While free to download, Quartz may integrate advertising into the conversation as users read. For instance, Quartz announced Mini is the app’s launch sponsor, so users may be prompted to learn more about one of Mini’s vehicles at the end of a session with the app, as an example. Quartz is available to download for free on the iTunes App Store. …

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