The standardisation of mineral group hierarchies: application to recent nomenclature proposals

@article{Mills2009TheSO,
  title={The standardisation of mineral group hierarchies: application to recent nomenclature proposals},
  author={S. Mills and F. Hatert and E. Nickel and G. Ferraris},
  journal={European Journal of Mineralogy},
  year={2009},
  volume={21},
  pages={1073-1080}
}
A simplified definition of a mineral group is given on the basis of structural and compositional aspects. Then a hier- archical scheme for group nomenclature and mineral classification is introduced and applied to recent nomenclature proposals. A new procedure has been put in place in order to facilitate the future proposal and naming of new mineral groups within the IMA-CNMNC framework. 
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