Definition of mineralogy
mineralogicallyplay \-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Recent Examples of mineralogy from the Web
Trends in rhyolite geochemistry, mineralogy, and magma storage during the last 50 kyr at Okataina and Taupo volcanic centres, Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand.
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Origin and Etymology of mineralogy
probably from New Latin *mineralogia, irregular from Medieval Latin minerale + Latin -logia -logy
First Known Use: 1661See Words from the same year
MINERALOGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mineralogy for English Language Learners
: the scientific study of minerals
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