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Is there an internationally (or any recognised method) to identify minerals and dusts

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asked May 25, 2015 by mineralwatch (120 points)

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There are tests such as EDAX and XRD which can determine the chemical makeup of a mineral which can usually lead to a positive identification.
answered May 27, 2015 by hershel (51,840 points)