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The IMA Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names: procedures and guidelines on mineral nomenclature, 1998
SummaryAn author wishing to introduce a new mineral name into the literature, or to redefine, discredit or rename an existing mineral, must obtain prior approval of the IMA Commission on New MineralsExpand
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Recommended nomenclature for zeolite minerals; Report of the Subcommittee on Zeolites of the International Mineralogical Association, Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names
This report embodies recommendations on zeolite nomenclature approved by the International Mineralogical Association Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names. In a working definition of a zeoliteExpand
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Report. Nomenclature of Amphiboles: Report of the Subcommittee on Amphiboles of the International Mineralogical Association Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names
Abstract The International Mineralogical Association‘s approved amphibole nomenclature has been revised in order to simplify it, make it more consistent with divisions generally at 50%, defineExpand
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The standardisation of mineral group hierarchies: application to recent nomenclature proposals
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A simplified definition of a mineral group is given on the basis of structural and compositional aspects. Expand
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Sulfosalt systematics: a review. Report of the sulfosalt sub-committee of the IMA Commission on Ore Mineralogy
This report deals with a general reexamination of the systematics of sulfosalts. It represents an update of the activity of the Sulfosalt Sub-Committee within the Commission on Ore Mineralogy of theExpand
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The definition of a mineral
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  • Environmental Science, Geology
  • 1 June 1995
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THE USE OF CHEMICAL-ELEMENT ADJECTIVAL MODIFIERS IN MINERAL NOMENCLATURE
Chemical-element adjectival modifi ers are not part of the name of a mineral species. Schaller-type adjectival modifi ers, which have the endings -oan or -ian, formerly recommended by the CNMMN ofExpand
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Alunite supergroup: recommended nomenclature
Abstract Minamiite has been discredited and renamed natroalunite-2c to show a double unit-cell structure and natroalunite can be designated as natroalunite-1c to show a single unit-cell structure.Expand
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Solid solutions in mineral nomenclature
  • E. Nickel
  • Materials Science, Geology
  • 1 March 1992
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