Original paper

Mineral names applied to synthetic substances

Nickel, Ernest H.

European Journal of Mineralogy Volume 8 Number 2 (1996), p. 461 - 462

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published: Apr 26, 1996
manuscript received: Oct 9, 1995

DOI: 10.1127/ejm/8/2/0461

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Abstract

Abstract In order to avoid confusion between a mineral and the artificial substance corresponding to this mineral, the I.M.A. Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names (CNMMN) presents recommendations for the designation of the artificial substance.