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mineralogy

mi nuh ro luh jee

  • n  the branch of geology that studies minerals: their structure and properties and the ways of distinguishing them

  • He became head of the University of Moscow's department of mineralogy in 1890, at 27; won a Stalin prize and the Order of the Red Banner of Labor; was given a big laboratory of .
  • You came when you could and took what you wanted: welding or writing, cooking or cartooning, mineralogy or millinery or motherhood.
  • The course will be one in geology and mineralogy and the car will leave Princeton July 1 and stop at localities of geological interest for field trips.
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  • NASA-Funded Scientists Detect Water On Moon's Surface
    Find Hints At Water Deep In The Moon's Interior NASA-funded lunar research has yielded evidence of water locked in mineral grains on the surface of the moon from an unknown source deep beneath the surface. Using data from NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) instrument aboard the Indian Space Research Organization's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists remotely detected magmatic water, or water ...
    Aug. 29, 2013 - The Aero-News Network
  • Moon’s Surface Has Water From Mysterious Underground Source: NASA
    Scientists have discovered evidence of magmatic water on the moon’s surface, believed to have originated from an unidentified source deep in the lunar core, according to NASA. The latest discovery, based on data from NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper, or M3, instrument on board the Indian Space Research Organization's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, is the first of its kind to detect magmatic water on the ...
    Aug. 28, 2013 - International Business Times
  • New Evidence Of Water Below The Moon's Surface
    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists writing in the journal Nature Geoscience say they have found potential evidence of water below the surface of our Moon . NASA-funded researchers, using data from the space agency's Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) instrument aboard the Indian Space Research Organization's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, have detected magmatic water, or water ...
    Aug. 27, 2013 - redOrbit

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