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Mineralogy

Mineralogy Meaning & Definition
Mineralogy Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Mineralogy?

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

Synonyms | Synonyms for Mineralogy:

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See Also | geology

Mineralogy In Webster's Dictionary

\Min`er*al"o*gy\, n.; pl. {Mineralogies}. [Mineral + -logy: cf. F. min['e]ralogie.] 1. The science which treats of minerals, and teaches how to describe, distinguish, and classify them. 2. A treatise or book on this science.

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