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Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

One of the most significant cultural heritage buildings situated on the Third Hill of Istanbul, Turkey, is the Süleymaniye Mosque (Turkish: Süleymaniye Camii, Turkish pronunciation: sylejˈmaːnije). It is the largest in the city of Istanbul and also boasts of one of the best-known panoramas in.....

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Distribution Waterfall

Distribution Waterfall

A distribution waterfall is a common concept for investing in private equity; it is a mechanism by which the fund’s capital is divided between the limited partners (LPs) and the general partner (GP). A distribution waterfall, typically associated with private equity firms, describes the pec.....

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Mottramite: Properties and Occurrences

Mottramite: Properties and Occurrences

Mottramite is hydrous vanadate of lead and copper occurring as a crystalline incrustation of a velvet-black color on sandstone at Mottram in Cheshire, England. It is an orthorhombic anhydrous vanadate hydroxide mineral, PbCu(VO4)(OH), at the copper end of the descloizite subgroup. It is a mineral.....

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Coercive Monopoly – in economics and business ethics

Coercive Monopoly – in economics and business ethics

Coercive Monopoly – in economics and business ethics In economics, a coercive monopoly is a form of monopoly in which a firm maintains its status as the sole provider of a good or service by using coercion to prohibit competition. In economics and business ethics, it is a firm that is able to r.....

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Capital Gain (Definition, Types)

Capital Gain (Definition, Types)

Capital gain is an economic term that is an improvement in the value of an asset or investment arising from an asset or investment’s price appreciation. A capital gain can be short-term (one year or less) or long-term (more than one year) and must be redeemed for income taxes. All in all, t.....

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Rhodite – a naturally occurring alloy of gold

Rhodite – a naturally occurring alloy of gold

Rhodite is a mineral consisting of a native alloy of rhodium and gold. It is also known as, rhodian gold, is a naturally occurring alloy of gold and rhodium found in gold ore. It is a relatively unknown precious metal, possibly due to its global demand being concentrated in auto-catalysts, where .....

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Bowieite – a rhodium-iridium-platinum sulfide mineral

Bowieite – a rhodium-iridium-platinum sulfide mineral

Bowieite is a rhodium-iridium-platinum sulfide mineral (Rh, Ir, Pt)2S3, found in platinum-alloy nuggets from Goodnews Bay, Alaska. It is a rhodium-iridium-platinum sulfide mineral. After gold, Bowieite is one of the most expensive metals. Most of this expense is driven by the fact that it’s.....

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Capital Growth

Capital Growth

Capital Growth is an economic concept and its approach aims to optimize the long-term capital appreciation of an investment portfolio through asset allocation targeting high-projected return securities. Capital appreciation is the rise in value over time of our property portfolio which should be .....

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Wilkinson’s Catalyst

Wilkinson’s Catalyst

Wilkinson’s Catalyst Wilkinson’s catalyst is a pre-catalyst that is converted to an active form by losing one triphenylphosphine ligand before entering the catalytic cycle. It is the common name for chloridotris (triphenylphosphine)rhodium(I), a coordination complex of rhodium with th.....

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Concept of Business Combination

Concept of Business Combination

A business combination is a transaction in which the acquirer obtains control of another business (the acquiree). It is the process under which two or more business organizations or their net assets are brought under common control in a single business entity. When a voluntary association of firm.....

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Carbene (Definition, Structure, Uses)

Carbene (Definition, Structure, Uses)

In chemistry, a carbene (H2C) any member of a class of highly reactive molecules containing divalent atoms of carbon is a carbon atom that uses only two of the four bonds they are able to form with other atoms. The general formula is R-(C:)-R ‘or R=C: where substituents or hydrogen atoms ar.....

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Jolo Island, Philippines

Jolo Island, Philippines

Island and town of Jolo (Tausūg: Sūg) in the southwestern Philippines; it is a volcanic island and is the largest island in the province of Sulu, where the capital of the same name is located. It is situated between Borneo and Mindanao in the Sulu Archipelago and has a population of approximate.....

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