This is a large database of minerals that can be sorted either alphabetically or arranged systematically. Users can access minerals by name, elements, sulfides, halides, oxides, carbonates, sulfates, phosphates, silicates, organic minerals, or by variety. Once located, the properties of the mineral are displayed, including its chemical formula, crystal system, and location. Users can also access photos of minerals.
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Copyright 1986, 1994, 2000 ATHENA - Pierre Perroud. All Rights Reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-487
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Contact: Pierre Perroud