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Greece: see LávrionLávrion
or Laurium
, town (1991 pop. 8,846), E central Greece, in Attica; a port on the Aegean Sea. It is a mining, smelting, and shipping center for lead, manganese, and cadmium ores. Silver was mined there from the 6th to the 2d cent. B.C.
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Squouateur, ridden by Irish boy wonder Jack Kennedy, has strong claims but his odds will have shortened too much for many, while Ibis Du Rheu and Laurium should also go into the melting pot.
One place that provided that was the Laurium Commercial School.
In 1903, a physician opened the Northern Michigan General Hospital and an associated nursing school in Laurium. Because of this school (and others around the state), the nursing needs of General Hospital and of C&H's company hospital could be met.
Laurium 2.30 Towcester SP forecast 8-13 Won a Ludlow bumper on debut and two fair runs over hurdles since, finishing fourth at Newbury and then second over 2m21/2f at Fontwell, when looking as though drop back to 2m would help.
Not only does each species entry offer a long list of places where that species has been found, but at the end of the book there is an intriguing table called "The Richest Type Localities of the World," detailing exactly how many species have been discovered at Tsumeb, Langban, Franklin/Sterling Hill, Lovozero, Laurium, Freiberg, Crestmore, Bisbee, Vesuvius, Mont St.-Hilaire, etc., etc., and to what geological and geochemical type each famous deposit belongs.
Whisper's handler Nicky Henderson also looks capable of landing a brace, initiated by top weight LAURIUM in the bet365 Handicap Hurdle (1.50) before LOUGH KENT can prove he's still on a decent mark in the bet365 Handicap Chase (3.35).
George Gipp was born in Laurium. As he lay dying, the Notre Dame football star is said to have uttered the phrase "Win one for the Gipper" to coach Knute Rockne.
There was the fine promise, too, of a guided excursion, with all the curatorial parties, to the Laurium mines.
Museum exhibits include "Remember Me: Photos and Letters to Home from Laurium's World War II Soldiers," as well as a celebration of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, which connects the cities of Houghton and Hancock.
The Laurium district today constitutes a natural museum where more than 265 primary, secondary and rock-forming minerals have been found, including several new to science.