Joel D. Grice, Giovanni Ferraris; NEW MINERALS APPROVED IN 1999 BY THE COMMISSION ON NEW MINERALS AND MINERAL NAMES, INTERNATIONAL MINERALOGICAL ASSOCIATION. The Canadian Mineralogist ; 38 (1): 245–250. doi: https://doi.org/10.2113/gscanmin.38.1.245
The information given here is provided by the Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names (CNMMN), International Mineralogical Association (IMA) for comparative purposes and as a service to mineralogists working on new species. Each mineral is described in the following format:
Chemical Formula unit-cell parameters (any relationship to other minerals; structure analysis)
Crystal system, space group
Color; luster; diaphaneity
Strongest lines in the X-ray powder diffraction pattern [d in Å(I)]
The names of these approved species are considered confidential information until the authors have published their descriptions or released information themselves. No other information will...