Mineralogy and Crystallography
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RRUFF project database: an integrated database of Raman spectra, X-ray diffraction and chemistry data for minerals
American Mineralogist Crystal Structure database
IMA Mineral List
CheMin wiki
Mineral Evolution Jupyter notebooks
DECOR - The Database of Educational Crystallographic Online Resources
Crystallography Open Database
Lutterotti's powder profile search/match
Athena Mineral Search
Radii of Atoms
Web Elements
Space groups from Bilbao
DLESE's crystallography web site
RASMIN: Japanese Raman Database
CalTech Mineral Spectroscopy
Nist, fundamental constants
Database management
UA Library document request
Web of Science
Geo Ref
Geo Base
My ftp site


Journals: back to top

My collection of American Mineralogist pdfs
My collection of The Canadian Mineralogist pdfs
Acta Cryst
American Mineralogist
Canadian Mineralogist
Mineralogical Magazine
Mineralogical Magazine supplemental materials
Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology
European Journal of Mineralogy
GeoScience World
Koziol's journal page
Mineralogical Record
Rocks and Minerals
Physics and Chemistry of Minerals
Science Magazine
Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie
Zapiski RMO
Geology of Ore Deposits
New Data on Minerals
Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen
Rendiconti della Societa Mineralogica Italiana
E-print Network Research Communications for Scientists and Engineers, DOE site
The DOI System Find a paper from its doi value
Free my pdf Remove copy, printing, etc restrictions from pdfs


Organizations: back to top

Geophysical Lab
International Mineralogical Association
Mineralogical Association of Canada
Mineralogical Society of America
National Science Foundation
National Science Foundation Fastlane
National Science Foundation Research Experiences For Undergraduates
European High Pressure Research Group (EHPRG)
Advanced Photon Source, Argonne
Deep time Data Infrastructure, Keck project
University of Arizona Mineral Museum
University of Arizona Mineral Museum Database


Course Pages: back to top

Nats 101 - General Science Education (Spring 2002)
Geo 306 - Introductory Mineralogy (Fall 2015)
Geo 596A - Crystal Chemistry of the Rock-Forming Minerals
Geo 460/560 - Characterization of Minerals (Spring 2012)


University Links: back to top

Traveling on University Business
Total Awards UofA Employee Link
Time Cards


Research Groups: back to top

The Mars Science Laboratory
Single Crystal Microdiffraction for Structure Determination
Snow Crystals
UNLV Physics
Center for Science and Extreme Conditions, University of Edinburgh
The Center for the Study of Matter at Extreme Conditions , Saxena's Lab, FIU


Hardware: back to top

Advanced Micro Systems, Inc - Stepper motor control boards
Anaheim Automation - Stepper motors
Windows95/98/NT port drivers - General compiler library for software communications to arbitrary PC ports
High Pressure Diamond Optics - Diamond anvil cells
D'Anvils Ltd. : Diamonds for Diamond Anvil Cells
Bruker Diffractometers.
Bruce M. Foxman, Brandeis, tutorial on Apex2 software
Gehrels SEM lab


Software: back to top

MSDN help
Intel Fortran Support
Fortran News Group
Gamani Gif89 Animation Software
Gaussian Software
Numerical Algorithms Group
Shape Software
Web symbols
Web symbols more
Diacritical marks
EPICS Stepper Motor software
FullProf Rietveld refinment package
Inno Installation routine
Razor spectroscopy spectral library
Razor spectroscopy spectral library manual
The J2SE Runtime Environment (JRE) allows end-users to run Java applications.
jEdit programming text editor.
CIF dictionary
RRUFF repository
RRUFF reporting
Getting started with JAVA, Netbeans. Basically, you need the Netbeans IDE and Java SE with the Swing GUI builder.
QAnalyze This requires a google account


Miscellaneous: back to top

San Carlos Peridot Dreams
Pima Street Hockey League


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The University Of Arizona Department Of Geosciences Mineralogy and Crystallography Professor Robert T Downs