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min·er·al·o·gy

 (mĭn′ə-rŏl′ə-jē, -răl′-)
n. pl. min·er·al·o·gies
1. The study of minerals, including their distribution, identification, and properties.
2. A book or treatise on mineralogy.

min′er·a·log′i·cal (-ər-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
min′er·a·log′i·cal·ly adv.
min′er·al′o·gist n.

mineralogy

(ˌmɪnəˈrælədʒɪ)
n
(Geological Science) the branch of geology concerned with the study of minerals
mineralogical, ˌmineralˈogic adj
ˌmineralˈogically adv
ˌminerˈalogist n

min•er•al•o•gy

(ˌmɪn əˈrɒl ə dʒi, -ˈræl ə-)

n.
the science or study of minerals.
[1680–90]
min`er•al•og′i•cal (-ər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) min`er•al•og′ic, adj.
min`er•al•og′i•cal•ly, adv.
min`er•al′o•gist, n.

min·er·al·o·gy

(mĭn′ə-rŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of minerals, their composition and properties, and the places where they are likely to occur.

mineralogy

the branch of geology that studies the physical and chemical structures of minerals. — mineralogist, n.mineralogic, mineralogical, adj.
See also: Geology

mineralogy

The study of minerals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mineralogy - the branch of geology that studies minerals: their structure and properties and the ways of distinguishing themmineralogy - the branch of geology that studies minerals: their structure and properties and the ways of distinguishing them
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
geode - (mineralogy) a hollow rock or nodule with the cavity usually lined with crystals
nodule - (mineralogy) a small rounded lump of mineral substance (usually harder than the surrounding rock or sediment)
asterism - (mineralogy) a star-shaped figure with six rays that is seen in some crystal structures under reflected or transmitted light
twins - (mineralogy) two interwoven crystals that are mirror images on each other
Translations
mineralogie
минералогия
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کانی‌شناسی
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steindafræði
鉱物学
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минералогија
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References in periodicals archive ?
1978 Satterlyite Mineral Jack Satterly, Curator, Mineralology
1978 Mandarinoite Mineral Joseph Anthony Mandarino, Curator Emeritus, Mineralology
We're looking at how carbon is captured by soils and, in the future, how we can manipulate that for our benefit," says Manning, a professor of soil science with a background in mineralology and geology.

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