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Definition of "mineralogist" [min•er•al•o•gist]

  • A person expert in mineralogy. (noun)

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Use "mineralogist" in a sentence
  • "“We are in the midst of another tremendous era of reclassification — like the scientists of the 18th century,” says Robert Downs, a mineralogist who with his University of Arizona colleague Bonner Denton, a chemist, has spearheaded the development of Raman technology."
  • "Köchel was a botanist and mineralogist as well as musical scholar, but Mozart was the genius."
  • "By 1927, an employee of Tiffany & Co. was complaining that "no gem ever caused the mineralogist or archaeologist quite the heartache that jade has," although the complaint was prompted more by commercial frustration than academic enquiry."