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- 1From:The Mineralogical Record (Vol. 25, Issue 4) Peer-ReviewedThe blowpipe, which was used by Swedes in the 18th century to analyze minerals, has helped mineralogists discover the composition of various minerals. The discovery of approximately 15 types of minerals in Europe and...
- 2From:The Mineralogical Record (Vol. 35, Issue 2) Peer-ReviewedAfter nearly 200 years, Mohs' ten-step hardness scale is still valid as a quick and approximate analytical method for mineral identification. The sclerometer was invented in the nineteenth century to give a more...
- 3From:The Mineralogical Record (Vol. 43, Issue 1) Peer-ReviewedCitation Only
- 4From:The Mineralogical Record (Vol. 40, Issue 2) Peer-ReviewedThe index of refraction is a fundamental property of a substance, and its determination may provide valuable diagnostic information about minerals and crystals. Over a period of four centuries, widely varying devices...
- 5From:The Mineralogical Record (Vol. 29, Issue 6) Peer-ReviewedGoniometers are optical scientific instruments used to measure the angles between crystal faces. These instruments developed at the same time that crystallography was becoming a classical mineralogical science from the...
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