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Minerals Arranged by the New Dana Classification
This directory provides a listing of mineral species based on Dana's New Mineralogy, in which a number is assigned to each class based on a combination of chemistry and crystal structure. Clicking on each class heading provides access to a list of each mineral that conforms to that class. Each mineral name is a link to additional information on the mineral.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2000-2005 by David Barthelmy.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-583
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Mineralogy Database'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: David Barthelmy
Mineralogy Database