Geology - Mineral ID

Geology - Mineral ID


Easily and accurately identify mineral samples with the Geology - Mineral ID application. This application allows you to input up to 12 unique characteristics in order to correctly identify a mineral sample. The top 5 results are shown to the user along with detailed pictures of each mineral. The application also features a property list database that can help the user determine a specific characteristic by describing it in detail along with picture references. You may also browse through the full mineral list for a description of each mineral’s properties along with pictures. This app is ideal not only for students, but professionals, lab work, and field work as well.


The characteristics used to identify your sample include:

Cleavage
Color
Crystal System
Diaphaneity/Transparency
Fracture
Habit
Hardness
Luster
Other Properties (Magnetism, Solubility, etc)
Specific Gravity
Streak
Tenacity


Currently the application features 50 diverse minerals. Additional minerals will be added during subsequent updates.

Credit goes to irocks.com for the majority of the pictures!

Recent changes:
The app can be moved to the SD card!
The app requires less memory!
Improved app icon and high resolution icon
Ability to turn off background images through options page
Credit given to irocks.com for pictures
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$0.99
81
4.1
User ratings
38
Installs
1,000+
Concerns
0
File size
4030 kb
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About Geology - Mineral ID
Easily and accurately identify mineral samples with the Geology - Mineral ID application. This application allows you to input up to 12 unique characteristics in order to correctly identify a mineral sample. The top 5 results are shown to the user along with detailed pictures of each mineral. The application also features a property list database that can help the user determine a specific characteristic by describing it in detail along with picture references. You may also browse through the full mineral list for a description of each mineral’s properties along with pictures. This app is ideal not only for students, but professionals, lab work, and field work as well.


The characteristics used to identify your sample include:

Cleavage
Color
Crystal System
Diaphaneity/Transparency
Fracture
Habit
Hardness
Luster
Other Properties (Magnetism, Solubility, etc)
Specific Gravity
Streak
Tenacity


Currently the application features 50 diverse minerals. Additional minerals will be added during subsequent updates.

Credit goes to irocks.com for the majority of the pictures!

Recent changes:
The app can be moved to the SD card!
The app requires less memory!
Improved app icon and high resolution icon
Ability to turn off background images through options page
Credit given to irocks.com for pictures
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Aug 26, 2014
Tablet
A Google User
Oct 1, 2013
Needs more minerals! This is a fantastic app. I downloaded it as a mineral guide for a geology midterm and it's a great reference for mineral ID/characteristics. One thing that I would like to see is a large expansion on supported mineral types because the current 50 are a bit lacking.
A Google User
Jan 25, 2013
Needs more minerals. Awesome app, but needs a lot more minerals to make it practical
A Google User
Jan 25, 2013
Needs more minerals. Awesome app, but needs a lot more minerals to make it practical
A Google User
Dec 28, 2012
low app There are very few minerals.. need to be completed