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IUPAC Nomenclature Of Inorganic Chemistry 2005 - Solids - Mineral Names
... Generally mineral names should not be used to specify chemical composition ... However a mineral name can be used to specify the structure type in a formula e.g ...
List Of Minerals U–Z (complete)
... It is currently not possible to have a "complete list of minerals" ... IMA) is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go through the official naming procedure, although some minerals ... This list contains a mixture of mineral names that have been approved since 1959 and those mineral names believed to still refer to valid mineral species (these are called "grandfat ...

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    Men have sometimes exchanged names with their friends, as if they would signify that in their friend each loved his own soul.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)