Stony Mineral Finder

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Description

Search through a mineral database that contains over 4,000 searchable species using 19 distinct properties. The search functionality is divided into two sections, physical search and optical search.

Physical search lets you search using the following properties:
Luster
Diaphaneity
Mineral color
Streak color
Hardness
Tenacity
Cleavage
Fracture
Twinning
Associated minerals

Optical search lets you search using the following properties:
Optical type
Crystal system
RI values
2V
Maximum birefringence
Surface relief
Dispersion
Twinning
Pleochroism

Both search types allow you to search by name as well. The search result takes you to the mineral details that contains additional information such as the chemical formula and birefringence interference color range of the mineral, along with the above mentioned properties.