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Definitions for mineralogy
ˌmɪn əˈrɒl ə dʒi, -ˈræl ə-min·er·al·o·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mineralogynoun

    the branch of geology that studies minerals: their structure and properties and the ways of distinguishing them

Wiktionary

  1. mineralogynoun

    The branch of petrology that studies minerals.

  2. mineralogynoun

    Its mineral materials

  3. mineralogynoun

    A treatise on mineralogy

  4. Etymology: mineral + -logy

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Mineralogynoun

    The doctrine of minerals.

    Etymology: from mineral and λόγος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mineralogynoun

    the science which treats of minerals, and teaches how to describe, distinguish, and classify them

  2. Mineralogynoun

    a treatise or book on this science

  3. Etymology: [Mineral + -logy: cf. F. minralogie.]

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  1. Mineralogy

    Mineralogy is a subset of geology specializing in the scientific study of chemistry, crystal structure, and physical properties of minerals. Specific studies within mineralogy include the processes of mineral origin and formation, classification of minerals, their geographical distribution, as well as their utilization.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mineralogy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mineralogy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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