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    The Nomenclature of Minerals:

    A Compilation of IMA Reports

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    Contents

    Page 1 [9 KB]
    Preamble
    R.F. MARTIN

    Pages 3-16 [336 KB]
    The IMACommission on New Minerals and Mineral Names: procedures and guidelines on mineral nomenclature, 1998
    E.H. NICKEL& J.D. GRICE

    Pages 17-18 [180 KB]
    On the use of names, prefixes and suffixes, and adjectival modifiers in the mineralogical nomenclature
    M.H. HEY& G. GOTTARDI

    Pages 19-21 [181 KB]
    Procedures involving the IMACommission on New Minerals and Mineral Names, and guidelines on mineral nomenclature (excerpt)
    E.H. NICKEL& J.A. MANDARINO

    Pages 23-24 [270 KB]
    The definition of a mineral
    E.H. NICKEL

    Pages 25-26 [240 KB]
    Formal definitions of type mineral specimens
    P.J. DUNN& J.A. MANDARINO

    Page 27 [111 KB]
    Protocols for scientists on the deposition of investigated mineral specimens
    P.J. DUNN

    Pages 29-32 [330 KB]
    Solid solutions in mineral nomenclature
    E.H. NICKEL

    Pages 33-34 [128 KB]
    Standardization of polytype suffixes
    E.H. NICKEL

    Pages 35-39 [745 KB]
    Report of the International Mineralogical Association (IMA) – International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) joint committee on nomenclature
    S.W. BAILEY et al.

    Pages 41-48 [420 KB]
    Nomenclature of the micas
    M. RIEDER et al.

    Pages 49-76 [1.3 MB]
    Nomenclature of amphiboles: report of the Subcommittee on Amphiboles of the International Mineralogical Association, Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names
    B.E. LEAKE et al.

    Pages 77-90[1.6 MB]
    Nomenclature of pyroxenes
    N. MORIMOTO et al.

    Pages 91-126 [347 KB]
    Recommended nomenclature for zeolite minerals: report of the Subcommittee on Zeolites of the International Mineralogical Association, Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names
    D.S. COOMBS et al.

    Pages 127-134 [1.0 MB]
    Classification and nomenclature of the pyrochlore group
    D.D. HOGARTH

    Pages 135-141 [1.2 MB]
    Nomenclature of platinum-group-element alloys: review and revision
    D.C. HARRIS& L.J. CABRI

    Pages 143-145 [510 KB]
    The discreditation of mineral species
    P.J. DUNN

    Page 147 [111 KB]
    Mineral names applied to synthetic substances
    E.H. NICKEL

    Pages 148-149 [141 KB]
    Appendix. Symbols of the rock-forming minerals


    New

    The Canadian Mineralogist
    Vol. 41, pp. 785-794 (2003) [2 MB]
    The nomenclature of Eudyalite- group minerals


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