Nomenclature of Minerals

The Nomenclature of Minerals: A Compilation of IMA Reports

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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


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