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ready RRUFF Database

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The goal of the RRUFF Database is to store a complete set of spectral data from well characterized minerals, and to make that data publicly available. This data can be used as a standard for mineralogists, geoscientists, gemologists and the general public for the identification of minerals both on earth and in space exploration.

Homepage https://rruff.info/

Countries that developed this resource United States

Created in 2003

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Publication for citation  The power of databases: The RRUFF project Barbara Lafuente, Robert T Downs, Hexiong Yang, Nate Stone; Highlights in Mineralogical Crystallography (pp. 1-29) ; 2016.

Record added: May 7, 2020, 11:22 a.m.
Record updated: April 21, 2021, 9:15 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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The power of databases: The RRUFF project

Barbara Lafuente, Robert T Downs, Hexiong Yang, Nate Stone
Highlights in Mineralogical Crystallography (pp. 1-29) 2016

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  • EAR-0622371 (National Science Foundation (NSF), USA)

  • NASA NNX11AP82A (NASA Ames Research Center, CA, USA)