Ernst A.J. Burke, Giovanni Ferraris; NEW MINERALS APPROVED IN 2005 AND NOMENCLATURE MODIFICATIONS APPROVED IN 2005 BY THE COMMISSION ON NEW MINERALS AND MINERAL NAMES, INTERNATIONAL MINERALOGICAL ASSOCIATION. The Canadian Mineralogist ; 44 (2): 547–552. doi: https://doi.org/10.2113/gscanmin.44.2.547
The information given here is provided by the Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names (CNMMN) of the 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:
Relationship to other minerals
Crystal system, space group, structure determined, yes or no
Strongest lines in the X-ray powder-diffraction pattern: d(Å), (Intensity)
The names of these approved species are considered confidential information until the authors have published their descriptions or released information themselves. No other information...