Minerals Guide (+ Identifier)

4.2
135 reviews
10K+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

"Minerals Guide" is a beautiful, minimalistic and easy-to-use application.

Features:

• Filter minerals by color, streak and mineral hardness;
• No ads;
• Over 1400 minerals;
• Quick info page for each mineral;
• Wikipedia arcticle for each mineral included;
• Search for minerals by names;
• Add minerals to your favorites;
• Dark mode
Updated on
Dec 3, 2020

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4.2
135 reviews
Breauna Stoltzman
October 26, 2020
This is basically just linking Wikipedia articles. However, it is very organized, and it's easy to find what you're looking for. Nice clean format. Has an ID picture for most listings. This is more for quick reference scientific information. Under each rock/mineral, it lists category, Moh's hardness, crystal system, color, formula, fracture, luster, steak, specific gravity, and tenacity. Finally at the bottom there's a link to the Wikipedia article for it, for more in-depth information.
45 people found this review helpful
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Chez Borg
May 5, 2021
Minimal guide ok for free but not worth buying. One pic per mineral which does not show range of appearance and often is very unrepresentative e.g Schorl. . Some listed items are apparently missing e.g Silver. Photo should at least be zoomable. As another reviewer pointed out- inconsistencies with formulas in terms of subscripts. Plus side is it saves using a book ( though its infinitely more limited), operation is fast and interface is clean.
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Jacob Beazer
February 5, 2022
Great simple app for learning and comparing minerals. The filter feature would definitely benefit from additional criteria. Please add the ability to filter by mineral group.
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