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Mineralogical Classification

The scientific classification of mineral species. For ID questions see Identity Help in How To section 
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Commensurately modulated structure of parabutlerite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 10/19/2017 08:31AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Crystal structure determination of karibibite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
2 10/18/2017 10:49AM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

IMA 2016-G = girdite discreditation

by Marco E. Ciriotti
2 10/18/2017 10:44AM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

Cancrinite-vishnevite solid solution from Cinder Lake (Manitoba, Canada)

by Marco E. Ciriotti
2 10/16/2017 09:08PM
Last Post by Rob Woodside
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what to do about 'vulcanite' Attachments

by Dona Leicht
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Crystal structure of the OH-dominant gadolinite-(Y) analogue

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 10/03/2017 02:21PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

A commensurately modulated structure of parabutlerite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 10/03/2017 02:19PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Multidimensional structural variation in the cyano­trichite family of merotypes: camérolaite-3b-F-1

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 10/03/2017 02:16PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Unnamed Au1.5Pb and AuPb

by Uwe Kolitsch
4 09/30/2017 07:13PM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

Crystal structure of sopcheite, Ag4Pd3Te4, from the Lukkulaisvaara intrusion, Karelia, Russia

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 09/28/2017 08:37AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti
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Identifying Petalite Vs Rose Quartz Attachments

by The Walking Rock
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Gartrellite (?) from Mt. Bonnie mine, Grove Hill, AUS Attachments

by Joan Rosell
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First crystal-structure determination of natural lansfordite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
3 09/07/2017 06:17PM
Last Post by Mark Heintzelman

Crystal structure of richetite revisited: crystallographic evidence for the presence of pentavalent uranium

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 09/07/2017 10:33AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

X-ray diffraction and spectroscopic study of wiluite: implications for the vesuvianite-group nomenclature

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 09/07/2017 10:32AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Crystal structure of mineral fibres: Actinolite asbestos

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 09/07/2017 10:09AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Crystal structure of chlorinated mineral of cancrinite group with bystrite-type framework

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 09/07/2017 10:08AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Crystal chemistry of zinc incorporation in strunzite-group minerals containing zeolitic water

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 09/07/2017 10:06AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Modular structure of highly ordered hydrated eudialyte

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 09/07/2017 10:03AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Crystal Structure of Lisiguangite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 09/03/2017 08:35PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

M 27 Rasvumtchorr

by Hans Kloster
2 08/29/2017 10:57AM
Last Post by Pavel Kartashov

An interesting paper on the CMNMMN of the IMA (a History)

by Alysson Rowan
3 08/24/2017 09:28AM
Last Post by Alysson Rowan

New [Fe2N, Fe3N, and Fe9(N,C)4] found as inclusions in putative lower mantle-derived diamond

by Uwe Kolitsch
1 08/22/2017 06:03PM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

Obtaining Credit As First Discoverer

by Leo Scarpelli
6 08/21/2017 11:56PM
Last Post by Pavel Kartashov

Nomenclature: "Pyrolusite" Dendrites

by Alysson Rowan
15 08/18/2017 02:34AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels
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this is a mineral or ore i found and im wondering what this is any ideas? Attachments

by connor caffrey
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Green rock i got from my cousin's countertop store Attachments

by Austin Taylor
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Modular structure of highly ordered eudialyte and its place among hydrated minerals of rastsvetaevite family

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 08/08/2017 03:34PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Crystal structure of chlorinated mineral of cancrinite group with bystrite-type framework

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 08/08/2017 03:33PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Growth oscillatory zoning in erythrite: Structural variations in vivianite-group minerals

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 08/08/2017 03:32PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti
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Mineral determine Attachments

by gold9999
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Metallic Mineral Classification Attachments

by Robert Pummell
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Crystal structure and phase transition in noelbensonite: a multi-methodological study

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 07/16/2017 09:14AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Ferrosilite

by Jolyon & Katya Ralph
4 07/06/2017 06:28PM
Last Post by Tony Nikischer
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Geode Rock for Identification

by Ben nko
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Structure refinements of kamchatkite and alumoklyuchevskite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 06/30/2017 05:46PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Crystal chemistry of Al–V–Cr oxy-tourmalines from Sludyanka complex, Lake Baikal, Russia

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 06/30/2017 05:29PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Modularity of crystal structures: a unifying model for the biopyribole–palysepiole series

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 06/30/2017 05:25PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

A new uranyl phosphate sheet in the crystal structure of furongite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 06/30/2017 05:22PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Crystal-chemical relations and classification problems belonging to the oxy-schorl – oxy-dravite – bosiite – povondraite series

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 06/30/2017 05:19PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti
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La Marina Mine, Mun. de Pauna, Boyacá Department, Colombia

by Milton Dye
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mica Attachments

by jeff d martin
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Composition of Puzzler Mine Vanadinite

by Timothy Blackwood
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Hydrogen bonding and structural complexity of the Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3 polymorphs (clinoclase, gilmarite): a theoretical study

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 06/13/2017 04:06PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Polytypism of cronstedtite from Chyňava, Czech Republic

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 06/13/2017 04:04PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Crystal structure of the (REE)-uranyl carbonate mineral shabaite-(Nd)

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 06/13/2017 04:02PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

New crystallographic data and formula revision of phuralumite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 06/13/2017 04:00PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Decomposition of konyaite: CO2 fixation in mine tailings

by Marco E. Ciriotti
5 06/13/2017 12:05AM
Last Post by Stuart Mills

Crystal chemistry of oxo-mangani-leakeite and mangano-mangani ungarettiite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 06/12/2017 07:39AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti
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Rhodochrosite from ??? Attachments

by ryan christensen
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How to define, redefine or discredit a mineral species?

by Stuart Mills
1 06/06/2017 02:35AM
Last Post by Stuart Mills

mindat confusion about approved vs. grandfather status

by Johan Kjellman
5 06/05/2017 06:10PM
Last Post by David Von Bargen

Revision of the crystal structure of jinshajiangite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 05/31/2017 09:13AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Crystal chemistry of the wyllieite group of phosphates

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 05/27/2017 10:19AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Crystal-chemistry of bjarebyite, BaMn2+2Al2(PO4)3(OH)3, from the Palermo #1 pegmatite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 05/27/2017 10:18AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti
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Radioactive green crystal, Juab Co Utah Attachments

by Amy Morishita
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Crystal structure of the (REE)-uranyl carbonate mineral kamotoite-(Y)

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 05/26/2017 12:46PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti
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I need help with malachite Attachments

by Vera Velini
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Structural phase transitions of clinoatacamite

by Uwe Kolitsch
1 05/23/2017 06:52PM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

Crystal structure determination of honeaite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 05/20/2017 09:29AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Crystal structure refinement of duftite, PbCu(AsO4)(OH), from Grube Clara, Oberwolfach, Schwarzwald, Germany

by Uwe Kolitsch
1 05/18/2017 09:21AM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch
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Mineral identification

by Michael Phillipe
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Evidence of cross-cutting and redox reaction in Khatyrka meteorite reveals metallic-Al minerals formed in outer space Attachments

by Marco E. Ciriotti
2 05/09/2017 02:35PM
Last Post by Kyle Beucke

Ordered distribution of Cu and Ag in the crystal structure of balkanite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 05/05/2017 06:24PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti
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EDS question Attachments

by jennifer cindrich
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Denisovite structure

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 05/02/2017 02:20PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Abelsonite structure

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 05/02/2017 01:58PM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti
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I am Chevkinite. What is your opinion?? Attachments

by Osman Khattak
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Is Picture Jasper really Jasper?

by Robert Darabos
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Please help identify Attachments

by Candace Vialpando
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Help Identifying a "fuzzy" mineral from Namibia Attachments

by Christine Domino (2)
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Nomenclature of the perovskite supergroup

by Marco E. Ciriotti
2 04/13/2017 12:21AM
Last Post by Stuart Mills
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Location for large calcite Attachments

by Casper Voogt
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Garnets in the majorite–pyrope system: symmetry, lattice microstrain, and order–disorder of cations

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 04/07/2017 09:06AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Coloration of natural zircon

by Uwe Kolitsch
1 04/06/2017 04:41PM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

Refinement of the crystal structure of schneiderhöhnite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 04/05/2017 07:35AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti

Crystal structure of veenite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
2 04/03/2017 04:05PM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

Incommensurately modulated twin structure of nyerereite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
2 04/03/2017 04:05PM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

Crystal structure of mineral fibres: 2. Amosite and fibrous anthophyllite

by Marco E. Ciriotti
1 04/03/2017 10:48AM
Last Post by Marco E. Ciriotti
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In Phoenixville, Pa yesterday here are some minerials I can't figure out. The blue green material is waxy. There was a lot of coal around.

by Eric Yeremian
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