mVPM makes mineralogy to be easier to examine a thin section and to understand the characteristic properties for each mineral without a petrographic microscope, which is known to be very expensive. It is mainly addressed to students as a guide in individual or supervised laboratory work.
✔ A clean and fast application;
✔ Supports phones and tablets;
✔ Browse rocks which contain a classification for volcanic and plutonic rocks
✔ Interactive QAPF diagrams (volcanic and plutonic rocks)
✔ Diagram for modal classification of gabbroic rocks
✔ Interactive Ultramafic diagrams (Ol-Opx-Cpx & Ol-Px-Hbl)
✔ Interactive TAS diagram
✔ Bowen's reaction series
✔ Glossary with terms used in optical mineralogy
✔ Mineral Classification of over 200 common species
✔ Search or browse for minerals by name or by their properties in thin sections;
✔ IdentifyMin is an algorithm for a fast and accurate identification of minerals in thin sections.
Note: I constantly update this application with new features and photos.
- Easily DETECT the mineral of hand-specimen, from a list of minerals.
- Follow the 'handy' MINERAL CHART (with images) - anytime & grow knowledge.
- There is a DICTIONARY of all important Geology words. Take full advantage of it.
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It is an interactive key to identify common minerals.
Simply select a characteristic of a mineral and
enter the matching character values, such as
color and luster. The app will present you
with possible identifications including the
details and images of minerals matching the
List of characters
List of minerals
Touch to select or enter value
Displayed selected character values along with minerals
Auto-saved character status
Your feedback is highly appreciated.
11 different categories listed in The book of minerals, from Silicates to Minecraft minerals !
◦Now has minecraft minerals and precious minerals!
◦Another update - now this app isn't just about learning about minerals , now it has a RSS feed from CNN! that means you can have real time news from CNN!
LOTS of updates to come with your support , please leave a category of mineral in the review section if you wish to have it in The book of minerals .
It is unique, it only comes from one location on earth!
Tanzanite is actually the mineral Zoisite.
Tanzanite is the trade name given to it by the jewelry industry to celebrate the new gemstone, discovered in the late 1960's.
This app gives you tons of great photos, a description of the deposit, a great list of minerals found at the location, along with photos, information about the heat treatment done and why heat makes the zoisite crystals blue.
You can view over 100 photos of mineral specimens and read their descriptions, or turn the descriptions off to view them in full, uninterrupted splendor!
You can email, facebook, and share the photos via social media and save them as wallpaper on your phone!
All for Free! - Thanks to our sponsors
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This free version of Rock Hunt includes:
* The first level of the paid version of Rock Hunt
* 10 scientific experiments in your own "laboratory"
* 5 rocks and minerals to identify
While the full version of Rock Hunt includes:
* 10 different areas (geologic formations!) to explore!
* 10 scientific experiments!
* 50 rocks and minerals!
* 4 unlockable achievements!
Download the full version of Rock Hunt from Google Play today!
This will be a constantly evolving piece of work so please don't hesitate to contact me with any features you would like to see or anything you think should be changed.
The e-dictionary is based on Akira Chikayama’s seminal work, the Dictionary of Gemstones & Jewelry - which covers all facets of the subject; including scientific, technical and commercial terms, as well as those concerning the myths, superstition and lore traditionally associated with gemstones - and has been adapted by the Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS) for use with electronic formats.
This application is useful to know the valuable quotes of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
The user can swipe thru all the quotes from first to last quote and vice-versa.
The application can be quit by clicking on the 'Close' button or by using the device back/close button.
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