IMA–CNMNC approved mineral symbols

  title={IMA–CNMNC approved mineral symbols},
  author={Laurence N. Warr},
  journal={Mineralogical Magazine},
  pages={291 - 320}
  • L. Warr
  • Published 18 May 2021
  • Geology
  • Mineralogical Magazine
Abstract Several text symbol lists for common rock-forming minerals have been published over the last 40 years, but no internationally agreed standard has yet been established. This contribution presents the first International Mineralogical Association (IMA) Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) approved collection of 5744 mineral name abbreviations by combining four methods of nomenclature based on the Kretz symbol approach. The collection incorporates 991… 
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