New minerals, nomenclature, and classification: EJM support
New minerals, nomenclature, and classification: EJM support
Editor(s): Sergey Krivovichev, Ferdinando Bosi, Cristian Biagioni, Cristiano Ferraris, Edward Grew, and Dmitry Pushcharovsky
This special issue was initiated by Ferdinando Bosi, Chairman of the International Mineralogical Association (IMA) Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC). It is intended to support the community working not only on the discovery of new minerals but also on mineral nomenclature and classification. This community is at the core of mineralogy, and the European Journal of Mineralogy fully supports its work.

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03 May 2024
Kenoargentotetrahedrite-(Zn), [Ag6]4+(Cu4Zn2)Sb4S12□, a new member of the tetrahedrite group from the Yindongpo Au deposit, China
Kai Qu, Xianzhang Sima, Xiangping Gu, Weizhi Sun, Guang Fan, Zeqiang Yang, and Yanjuan Wang
Eur. J. Mineral., 36, 397–409, https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-36-397-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-36-397-2024, 2024
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30 Jan 2024
Heimite, PbCu2(AsO4)(OH)3 ⋅ 2H2O, a new mineral from the Grosses Chalttal deposit, Switzerland
Thomas Malcherek, Boriana Mihailova, Jochen Schlüter, Philippe Roth, and Nicolas Meisser
Eur. J. Mineral., 36, 153–164, https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-36-153-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-36-153-2024, 2024
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17 Jan 2024
OxyEMG: an application for determination of the oxyspinel group end-members based on electron microprobe analyses
Gabriela R. Ferracutti, Lucía M. Asiain, Antonella S. Antonini, Juan E. Tanzola, and M. Luján Ganuza
Eur. J. Mineral., 36, 87–98, https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-36-87-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-36-87-2024, 2024
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16 Jan 2024
Pilanesbergite: a new rock-forming mineral occurring in nepheline syenite from the Pilanesberg Alkaline Complex, South Africa
Fabrice Dal Bo, Henrik Friis, Marlina A. Elburg, Frédéric Hatert, and Tom Andersen
Eur. J. Mineral., 36, 73–85, https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-36-73-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-36-73-2024, 2024
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23 Nov 2023
Changes to the cerite group nomenclature
Daniel Atencio, Andrezza A. Azzi, Kai Qu, Ritsuro Miyawaki, Ferdinando Bosi, and Koichi Momma
Eur. J. Mineral., 35, 1027–1030, https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-35-1027-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-35-1027-2023, 2023
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01 Nov 2023
Tetrahedrite-(Cd), Cu6(Cu4Cd2)Sb4S13, from Radětice near Příbram, Czech Republic: the new Cd member of the tetrahedrite group
Jiří Sejkora, Cristian Biagioni, Pavel Škácha, Silvia Musetti, Anatoly V. Kasatkin, and Fabrizio Nestola
Eur. J. Mineral., 35, 897–907, https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-35-897-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-35-897-2023, 2023
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01 Nov 2023
Crystal chemistry of type paulkerrite and establishment of the paulkerrite group nomenclature
Ian E. Grey, Stephanie Boer, Colin M. MacRae, Nicholas C. Wilson, William G. Mumme, and Ferdinando Bosi
Eur. J. Mineral., 35, 909–919, https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-35-909-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-35-909-2023, 2023
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31 Aug 2023
Batoniite, [Al8(OH)14(H2O)18](SO4)5  ⋅  5H2O, a new mineral with the [Al8(OH)14(H2O)18]10+ polyoxocation from the Cetine di Cotorniano Mine, Tuscany, Italy
Daniela Mauro, Cristian Biagioni, Jiří Sejkora, Zdeněk Dolníček, and Radek Škoda
Eur. J. Mineral., 35, 703–714, https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-35-703-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-35-703-2023, 2023
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22 Jun 2023
Nomenclature of the triphylite group of minerals
Lyudmila M. Lyalina, Ekaterina A. Selivanova, and Frédéric Hatert
Eur. J. Mineral., 35, 427–437, https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-35-427-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-35-427-2023, 2023
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10 Feb 2023
Dutrowite, Na(Fe2+2.5Ti0.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O, a new mineral from the Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy): the first member of the tourmaline supergroup with Ti as a species-forming chemical constituent
Cristian Biagioni, Ferdinando Bosi, Daniela Mauro, Henrik Skogby, Andrea Dini, and Federica Zaccarini
Eur. J. Mineral., 35, 81–94, https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-35-81-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-35-81-2023, 2023
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