Definition of a mineral
Nickel, Ernest H.
European Journal of Mineralogy Volume 7 Number 5 (1995), p. 1213 - 1216
published: Oct 5, 1995
ArtNo. ESP147050705014, Price: 29.00 €
Abstract A mineral is an element or chemical compound that is normally crystalline and which has been formed as a result of geological processes. The IMA Commission on new Minerals and Mineral Names (CNMMN) defines in the present paper the exceptions to the general definition that should be permitted