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Mineralogy Database

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Abstract: The Mineralogy Database contains 4,255 individual mineral species descriptions
with links to their crystallography, X-Ray powder diffraction, chemical
composition, physical and optical properties, Dana's New classification, and
Strunz classification. The site contains an alphabetical list of the 4,255
mineral species and a list of links to mineralogy data. The site also includes
crystal models developed in JAVA. To view the 3-dimensional model view, the
user's browser must be JAVA-enabled.

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Description: Get access to the Mineralogy Database.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: David Barthelmy
Dataset Title: Mineralogy Database
Online Resource:
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Data Set Progress
Data Center
Mineralogy Database, WebMineral Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: dbarthelmy at
Contact Address:
3607 Aldergrove Drive
City: Spring
Province or State: Texas
Postal Code: 77388-5002
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-11-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23