The IMA Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names: procedures and guidelines on mineral nomenclature, 1998

@article{Nickel1998TheIC,
  title={The IMA Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names: procedures and guidelines on mineral nomenclature, 1998},
  author={E. Nickel and J. D. Grice},
  journal={Mineralogy and Petrology},
  year={1998},
  volume={64},
  pages={237-263}
}
  • E. Nickel, J. D. Grice
  • Published 1998
  • Engineering, Geology, Geography
  • Mineralogy and Petrology
  • 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 Minerals and Mineral Names. This paper outlines the procedure to be followed in the preparation and submission of a proposal for approval, and describes how such proposals are handled by the Commission. The paper also gives general guidelines on mineral nomenclature and provides a list of nomenclature… CONTINUE READING
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