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This database contains worldwide information on minerals, mineral localities and other mineralogical information. In part supported by advertising, it stores data on 25,000 different minerals, varieties and synonyms listed with over 4,000 valid mineral and mineraloid names. The database is searchable by name, properties, chemistry and locality. Many photographs and some maps are provided. Information is available on over 300,000 mineral occurrences worldwide with over 68,000 localities. Users can also submit their own data for new minerals or occurrences of minerals. Links are also provided to a chatroom, messageboard, and a clearinghouse that contains links to other sites dealing with mineral collection and study.

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