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Saturday, February 22, 2014

MINERALOGY



A land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness, thou shalt not lack any thing in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills thou mayest dig brass.[Deut.8:9]

The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land ofHavilah, where there is gold;And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx stone. And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.[Gen.2:11-13]

Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.[Ezek. 28:13]

Mineralogy: is a subject of geology specializing in the scientific study of chemistry, crystal structure, and physical (including optical) properties ofminerals. Specific studies within mineralogy include the processes of mineral origin and formation, classification of minerals, their geographical distribution, as well as their utilization.

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