mineralogy

Part of speech: noun

The science of minerals.

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Usage examples "mineralogy":

  1. They are merely about mineralogy." - "Daisy Burns (Volume 2)", Julia Kavanagh.
  2. Most of the bigger books- Byron, Wordsworth, Dana's " Mineralogy," and two Bibles- he had taken out and concealed in the lower bunk very skilfully, far back behind the Colonel's feet. - "The Magnetic North", Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).
  3. This idea is completely opposed to the experience of mineralogy. - "The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II", A.E. Nordenskieold.