Principles of mineral world and paradigms of mineralogy
V. A. Popov
The ideas on principles of the entire mineral world in the Universe are given. The organic and inorganic minerals are the products of crystallization, which is a natural event occurred under oversaturated conditions. During the growth, the crystals fractionate atoms of elements and their isotopes that leads to formation of zoning and sectoriality. The laws of crystal anatomy govern the necessity of a new paradigm of mineralogy.
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Key words: mineral world, mineralogy, crystallization of minerals, paradigm, anatomy of minerals.
МINERALOGY № 1 2015