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Meaning of MINERALOGY

Pronunciation:  `minu'râlujee

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

MINERALOGY is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: geology

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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 Related Terms: cosmical geology, crystallography, dynamic geology, geodesy, geodetics, geodynamics, geognosy, geographics, geography, geological chemistry, geological engineering, geology, geomorphogeny, geomorphology, geophysics, geoscopy, geotectonic geology, historical geology, hydrogeology, mineralogical chemistry, mining engineering, mining geology, paleontological geology, pedology, petrography, petrology, physical geography, physical geology, physiographic geology, physiography, soil mechanics, soil science, stratigraphic geology, stratigraphy
 

 

 

 

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