mineralogist


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mineralogist

[‚min·ə′räl·ə·jəst]
(mineralogy)
A person who studies the occurrence, description, mode of formation, and uses of minerals.
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In June in American Mineralogist, Hazen and environmental scientist Jesse Ausubel of Rockefeller University in New York City discuss several reasons why minerals can be rare--so rare, in fact, that the entire world's supply might fit into a thimble, Hazen says.
In the meantime, Leonard had made the acquaintance of another young mineralogist, named J.
Right now, she's fascinated by phosphates, a group of poorly known minerals she worked on for her Master's degree--work that uncovered a new phosphate, manitobaite, which will soon be published in the Canadian Mineralogist.
In the early 19th century, there was no universal way of comparing the hardness of rocks and minerals, and there was a definite need for it by metallurgists, mineralogists and gemmologists.
1986, Proterozoic sanidine and microcline in pegmatite, Wausau complex, Wisconsin, Canadian Mineralogist, v.
The rock was taken to the National Museum of Natural Sciences in Madrid and identified as a meteorite by mineralogist Jesus Martinez-Frias.
Schoolcraft began building his reputation as an explorer, observer, and recorder of nature in his initial journey into the Old Northwest as a mineralogist on a United States government expedition.
In 1781, a French mineralogist, Rene-Just Hauy (1743-1822), was handling a piece of calcite crystal that had a rhombohedral shape (a kind of slanted cube).
These included Art Langer, a geologist and mineralogist at Brooklyn College.
The preliminary metallurgical test work program was conducted by Mineralogist L.
Perovskite means kind of crystal structure, natively detected by the 19th century Russian mineralogist L.
fulltext=Robert+Hazen&submit=yes&x=0&y=0&qs=yes&group-code=gsw&resourcetype=HWCIT) American Mineralogist , told the (http://www.