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
Open Data Repository ODR
Shannon et al (2017) Refractive index database

DECOR - The Database of Educational Crystallographic Online Resources
Crystallography Open Database
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
Finding localities with several minerals present
Oryctics home page for historical mineralogy


Journals: back to top

My collection of American Mineralogist pdfs
My collection of The Canadian Mineralogist pdfs
GeoScience World
American Mineralogist
Canadian Mineralogist
European Journal of Mineralogy
Mineralogical Magazine
Physics and Chemistry of Minerals
Acta Cryst
Bulletin de Minéralogie
Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology
Geology of Ore Deposits
Mineralogical Record
Minerals The MDPI journal
New Data on Minerals
Rendiconti della Societa Mineralogica Italiana
Rocks and Minerals
Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen
Science Magazine
Zapiski RMO
Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie
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
Deep time Data Infrastructure, Keck project
University of Arizona Mineral Museum
The Mars Science Laboratory
Snow Crystals
Center for Science and Extreme Conditions, University of Edinburgh
The Center for the Study of Matter at Extreme Conditions , Saxena's Lab, FIU


Course Pages: back to top

Geo 306 - Introductory Mineralogy
Geo 460/560 - Characterization of Minerals (Spring 2021)


University Links: back to top

Time Cards


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
Bruker Diffractometers.
Bruce M. Foxman, Brandeis, tutorial on Apex2 software


Software: back to top

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
List of RRUFF references (requires login)
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

Pima Street Hockey League


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