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ALB Crystallography

Atlas of crystallographic forms (in French)

Bilbao Crystallographic Server

Chemical Crystallography Laboratory, University of Nijgem

Crystallographic Computer Programs by Prof. Mario Nardelli

Crystallographic programs in Visual Basic and Java Applets (in French)

Crystal Twinning Server

Space groups (in French)

JANA Home Page

Shelx Home Page

Software from Chemical Crystallography, University of Glasgow

Structures of Simple Inorganic Solids

CIF - IUCr Crystallographic Information File


Crystallographic Societies

IUCr - International Union of Crystallography

CIMS - Commission on Inorganic and Mineral Structures

ECA - European Crystallographic Association

ECA SIG#5 - ECA Special Interest Group on Mineralogical Crystallography

BCA - British Crystallographic Association

DGK - German Crystallographic Association

CSCA - Czech and Slovak Crystallographic Association

ACA - American Crystallographic Association

Swiss Society of Crystallography

CrSJ - Crystallographic Society of Japan

Egyptian Society of Crystallography

Association Française de Cristallographie (in French)

AIC - Italian Crystallographic Association (in Italian)

ISIS Symmetry - International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry


Acta Crystallographica Section A

Acta Crystallographica Section B

Acta Crystallographica Section C

Acta Crystallographica Section D

Acta Crystallographica Section E

Applied Crystallography Online

Berichte aus Arbeitskreisen der DGK

Crystallography Reports

Crystallography Reviews

Crystal Research and Technology


Journal of Crystal Growth

Powder Diffraction Journal

Synchrotron Radiation Online

Zeitschrift für Kristallographie

Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - New Crystal Structures




Mineralogy Resources

Journals of Earth Sciences - an impressive collection of links for all earth-science related journals

Mineral Reference

The IMA Nomenclature of Minerals

The Twinned Minerals

Mineralogy and Petrology Research on the WEB

Minerals under the microscope

Optical mineralogy (Prof. Gregg Finn at Brock University)

TerraSearch at


Mineralogical Societies

IMA - International Mineralogical Association

EMU - European Mineralogical Union

EUG - European Union of Geosciences

International Council for Applied Mineralogy

Mineralogical Association of Canada

MSA - Mineralogical Society of America

Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland

CMS - Clay Minerals Society

RMS - Russian Mineralogical Society

Swiss Society of Mineralogy and Petrology

MSJ - Mineralogical Society of Japan

Mineralogical Society of Poland

Bulgarian Mineralogical Society

Mineralogy Society of Romania

SFMC - Société Française de Minéalogie et de Cristallographie (in French)

SIMP - Italian Society of Mineralogy and Petrology (in Italian)

DMG - Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft (in German)

Österreichische Mineralogische Gesellschaft(in German)

Sociedad Española de Mineralogía (in Spanish)

Sociedad Mexicana de Mineralogia (in Spanish)



American Mineralogist

Applied Clay Science

Archiwum Mineralogiczne

Boletín de la Sociedad Españla de Mineralogía

Canadian Mineralogist

Clay Minerals

Clays and Clay Minerals

Clay Science

Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology

European Journal of Mineralogy

Journal of the Clay Science Society of Japan

Japanese Magazine of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences

Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences


Mineralogia Polonica

Mineralogica et Petrographica Acta

Mineralogical Abstracts

Mineralogical Magazine

Mineralogical Society Bulletin

Mineralogy & Petrology

Mitteilungen der österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft

Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte and Abhandlungen

Periodico di Mineralogia

Physics and Chemistry of Minerals


Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society

Swiss Bulletin of Mineralogy and Petrology



About Nancy

Tourism and culture
Map of the town
Nancy Tourist Office
Métropole Grand-Nancy
Tout Nancy
Historical Nancy
The History of Iron Museum (Musée de l'Histoire du Fer)
My wife's page about Nancy (in Japanese, but with several photos)
French Railway (SNCF)
Stan - transportation in Nancy
Nancy Airport
Universities and Student Life
Université de Lorraine
University Hospital
Département Français Langue Etrangére (DeLFE) (for foreign students wishing to learn French)
IUT Nancy - Charlemagne International Office (for foreign students)
CROUS Nancy/Metz - Student services (restaurants, university dormitories etc.)



Studying in Japan

Undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate study in Japan can be a gratifying experience. Here you can find some (hopefully up-to-date) links about long-term study program in Japan. Feel free of contacting me if you need more focused information based on my past experience in Japan

Scholarships / Fellowships to study in Japan

Science exchange program

Sources of Scientific Information in Japan





Some links introducing my favourite (non-crystallographic) software. For crystallographic software, see the CRM2 web site.

K2 text editor
K2 Editor - Japanese text editor
SuperEdi text editor
SuperEdi Unicode Text Editor
ConTEXT - text editor
Notepad ++
Notepad ++ - text editor
Spamihilator Spamihilator - get rid of junk mail!