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Mineral names applied to synthetic substances

Bibliographic Details
Journal Title: Mineralogical Magazine
Authors and Corporations: Nickel, Ernest H.
In: Mineralogical Magazine, 60, 1996, 401, p. 670-670
Type of Resource: E-Article
Language: English
Mineralogical Society
Summary: <jats:p>Guidelines on mineral nomenclature published by the Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names (CNMMN) of the International Mineralogical Association (Nickel and Mandarino, 1988) include the following statement: "If an artificial substance has been given a name, and a mineral corresponding to that substance is subsequently discovered, the name given to the artificial substance does not necessarily have to be applied to the mineral".</jats:p>
Physical Description: 670-670
ISSN: 1471-8022
DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1996.060.401.15