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   What's New in New York State Mineralogy


The discovery of mineral species new to science from New York State have recently been announced by the International Mineral Association (IMA).
New Minerals
Five mineral species never before described in New York State were discovered as a result of recent investigations.
Reinvestigation
These reinvestigated mineral specimens from the New York State Museum collection were incorrectly identified or inadequately described.
Redefining
Ongoing analysis of many of the minerals from the New York State Museum's collection in order to give to each mineral its proper name.
New Locations
As a result of field investigations and laboratory analyzes, new locations for many minerals have been discovered.
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