Definition of mineralogy in English:

mineralogy

noun

  • The scientific study of minerals.

    • ‘As for minerals, stunning displays of China's most recent contributions to the world of mineralogy will be there.’
    • ‘This mineralogy is consistent with derivation from granitic or acidic high-grade metamorphic rocks.’
    • ‘Liebig was dismayed that ‘without a thorough knowledge of physics and chemistry, even without mineralogy, a man may be a great geologist in England’.’
    • ‘He encouraged many young people to pursue mineralogy as a hobby.’
    • ‘The extensive exhibition incorporates biology, gemology, anthropology, mineralogy, and ecology.’
    • ‘The axiom that ‘simplicity is elegance’ applies to the science of mineralogy as well.’
    • ‘He was a true scholar, with interests in mineralogy, physics, natural history, chemistry, mathematics, and languages.’
    • ‘If not for some fortuitous timing, mineralogy would be without the current knowledge of blatonite.’
    • ‘In any case, the contributions of Ibn Sina to several aspects of geology and mineralogy are significant in the history of these sciences.’
    • ‘In his research, Dunn found a new mineral that he named wroewolfeite, after his professor of mineralogy.’
    • ‘A tribute to him, including a summary of his many contributions to the field of mineralogy, appears in this issue.’
    • ‘Renato's interest in mineralogy started in 1950, at age twelve, when he was living in Genoa.’
    • ‘Following the war, Sinkankas renewed his interest in mineralogy and gemology.’
    • ‘One has to remember that France was the cradle of modern mineralogy, and many scientists of these times published their observations.’
    • ‘It was at this time that he took a course in geology, and from that time on he was as interested in mineralogy as he was in fish and game biology.’
    • ‘Stereochemistry is also important in geology, especially mineralogy, with dealing with silicon based geochemistry.’
    • ‘These differences in age and regional distribution, together with those in chemistry and mineralogy, suggest two separate magmatic regimes.’
    • ‘I have tried to cover the basic geology and mineralogy of the district and hit a few of the district's highlights.’
    • ‘He made fundamental contributions to mining geology and metallurgy, mineralogy, structural geology, and paleontology.’
    • ‘Frondel thus committed himself to a career in descriptive mineralogy.’

Pronunciation:

mineralogy

/ˌminəˈräləjē//ˌminəˈraləjē/