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bluestone,

common name for the blue, crystalline heptahydrate of cupric sulfatecupric sulfate
or copper (II) sulfate,
chemical compound, CuSO4, taking the form of white rhombohedral crystals or amorphous powder. It decomposes at 650°C; to cupric oxide (CuO).
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 called chalcanthite, a minor ore of copper. It also refers to a fine-grained, light to dark colored blue-gray sandstonesandstone,
sedimentary rock formed by the cementing together of grains of sand. The usual cementing material in sandstone is calcium carbonate, iron oxides, or silica, and the hardness of sandstone varies according to the character of the cementing material; quartz sandstones
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. Deposits are extensively quarried as flagstone (paving stone) in New York and Pennsylvania and used commercially for buildings and paving stone.

bluestone

A dense fine-grained sandstone that splits easily along bedding planes to form thin slabs. See also: Stone

bluestone

[′blü‚stōn]
(mineralogy)
(petrology)
A sandstone that is highly argillaceous and of even texture and bedding.
The commercial name for a feldspathic sandstone that is dark bluish gray; it is easily split into thin slabs and used as flagstone.

bluestone

A hard, fine-grained, commonly feldspathic and micaceous sandstone or siltstone of dark greenish to bluish gray color that splits readily along bedding planes to form thin slabs; commonly used to pave surfaces for pedestrian traffic. A variety of flagstone.
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Bluestone has appointed Cardiff-based corporate advisory firm Gambit to led its fundraising activities, supported by Cardiff-based legal firm Acuity.
The resort will be called Bluestone Holy Island Resort Ynys Mon and would create 900 jobs once operational and an estimated 600 during its construction, providing a significant boost to the economy of North Wales.
Bluestone is a specialist non-conforming originator and servicer and wholly owns its subsidiary, Bluestone Servicing Pty Limited, which services the mortgages Bluestone originates.
Bluestone Holdings Australia is a specialist lending business with operations in Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines.
Pursuant to the terms of the transaction, Goldcorp received approximately $18 million in cash, a 1% Net Smelter Return royalty on production, the right to receive 3,099,160 common shares of Bluestone, representing 4.9% of Bluestone's issued and outstanding common shares and 258,805 common share purchase warrants.
According to the terms of the deal, Goldcorp received around USD18m in cash, one percent Net Smelter Return royalty on production, the right to receive 3,099,160 common shares of Bluestone - representing 4.9 percent of Bluestone's issued and outstanding common shares - and 258,805 common share purchase warrants.
Inspired by the coffee culture of Melbourne, Australia, Bluestone Lane's coffee can be found at 10 locations in New York with a focus on producing high quality coffee and healthy food.
Consideration for the Cerro Blanco transaction includes $18 million in cash, a 1% net smelter return royalty on future production, and common shares of Bluestone representing approximately 9.9% of the company's issued shares.