precious coral


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precious coral

n
1. (Jewellery) another name for red coral
2. (Animals) another name for red coral
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Noun1.precious coral - the hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelryprecious coral - the hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry
opaque gem - a gemstone that is opaque
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Manama, June 30 (BNA): The Bahrain Institute for Pearls and Gemstones (DANAT) have issued its first DNA Fingerprinting Report (DFR), on a precious coral. The DFR details the species of the coral sample through DNA analysis and details its comprehensive trace elements.
classical Greek pottery, the cap and barrel are crafted from precious coral resin.
Evoking a second prominent colour of classical Greek pottery, the cap and barrel are crafted from precious coral resin.
"My first word of advice to Bahrain, which is home to beautiful and precious coral reefs, is to not go after something that benefits in the short term but to look at what we can preserve for the longer term, for the benefit of our future generations.
34 she grants that "red or precious coral, Corallium rubrum, is gathered mainly from the Mediterranean and its islands," though she refers to the 1889 study by Watts (5) that appears to argue that some local coral "may have been ornamental types." Yet Kautilya, as we have seen, is aware of the foreign origin of coral.
High sea temperatures off the coast of Qatar are threatening precious coral reef and have caused mass deaths among some 20 types of fish, Doha-based marine researchers said.
Diving in some of the most remote and least visited places in the world, he has been filming scientists charting the decline of our precious coral reefs.
They dredged over and bulldozed up to 311 hectares and P4.8-billion worth of precious coral reefs and other marine treasures to swiftly build military hangers, runways, warehouses and naval stations.
this disputed area is full of natural resources including sand and gravel, shell and carbonate sand, heavy- metal sand, phosphorus, precious coral, rock salt, as well as varying amounts of titanium, gold, platinum, zircon, and other heavy metals , but this paper focus on hydrocarbon resources and oil.
"All ages of people played their part in removing litter from the beaches, in addition to cleaning the precious coral reefs.
Other recent finds for Grant and his specialised team, plus two sniffer dogs, include tiger, bear and wolf skins as well as numerous skulls and precious coral. They are among 30,000 animal and plant species on the Endangered Species list.