A mineral is a naturally occurring substance that is solid and inorganic and has a set chemical formula.  Differences in chemical composition and crystal structure distinguish various species, and are influenced by the mineral's geological environment.  They are described by characteristics such as habid, hardness, lustre, color, streak, clevage, fracture, parting, and specific gravity.  

The subdivisions of this category are based on scietific groups from the discipline of mineralogy.  

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
10315 (none) (none) (none) 5 Beads 2 lapis bugles 2 carnelian bugles 1 carnelian diamond. Originally strung with wooden double conoids, all of which had decayed. For order see Field Note.
10316 (none) (none) (none) Earring Lapis lazuli with gold hoop. The pendant is shaped like a saddle, smooth on one side, decorated with oblique incisions on the other. The incised side has a raised ridge running down its axis; the ridge is perforated in 3 places and gold links remain in case of two of the holes. The body of the earring is further perforated 4 times probably to admit gold suspenders. The gold hoop was attached to it on the one side by a hole through which the wire was passed and then wound about itself. On the other side the hoop end was inserted through the hole and then bent against the lapis suspender so as to be made fast.
10320 (none) (none) (none) Stone Bottle Calcite White Type? Type CXVI
10323 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal Calcite? White. 2 lapis caps inserted into the ends of the seal present a flat lapis surface thus giving the seal the appearance of having a solid lapis core. 2 registers: Upper: Enthroned deity in front of a (champagne?) vase out of which rises (corn?) 2 bird-headed figures wearing sheep-skin skirts approach it. Between them the crescent moon: one carries an offering vase. On either side of each palm a bird-headed figure.
10327 (none) (none) (none) Copper pin Broken in 3 pieces Lapis ball head with gold cap on upper and under side Type V
10329 (none) (none) (none) 13 Gold (Mulberry?) leaves Strung with lapis bugles and carnelian rings. Each leaf has a gold tang bent double thus forming two tubes for two strings of beads. Against the leaf on either side a small carnelian ring bead, then 2 lapis bugles, carnelian ring, leaf, etc.
10330A (none) (none) (none) [A-B] Necklace Gold double conoids on a bitumen core Lapis lazuli double conoids. 3 strings: each string has 3 double conoid gold and 6 double conoid lapis
10330B (none) (none) (none) [A-B] Necklace Gold double conoids on a bitumen core Lapis lazuli double conoids. 3 strings: each string has 3 double conoid gold and 6 double conoid lapis
10333 (none) (none) (none) Copper Pin Curved head, surmounted by rectangular lapis head. The lapis head was not found actually in position on the pin but was hard by it and almost certainly belongs. Hole perforated below shoulder. Broken in 2 pieces. Ribbed decoration on upper portion of the stem [drawing] Type VI C
10336 (none) (none) (none) Copper Pin Lapis ball head Type V
10338 (none) (none) (none) 13 Gold (Mulberry?) Leaves Strung with carnelian rings and lapis bugles in the normal manner Worn round forehead
10339 (none) (none) (none) Necklace Silver and lapis double conoids Apparently the centre of the necklace consisted of silver and lapis beads, the ends of lapis only
10341 (none) (none) (none) Copper Pin With lapis ball head, and gold cap on top of head Type V
10343 (none) 1928,1010.166 (none) 5 or 6 Gold Ribbons Worn round head Normal type
10345 (none) 1928,1010.55 (none) Copper Pin With lapis ball head Broken in three pieces Type V
10346 (none) 1928,1010.165 (none) 13 Gold (Mulberry?) Leaves Strung in normal manner with carnelian rings & lapis bugles. cf. Field Note.
10347 (none) 1928,1010.175 (none) Necklace Lapis & gold double conoids For order of stringing cf. Field Note.
10350 (none) (none) (none) 13 Gold (Mulberry?) Leaves Strung with lapis bugles and carnelian rings in the usual manner
10351 (none) (none) (none) Necklace Lapis & silver double conoids 3 strings cf. Field Note
10352 (none) (none) (none) Silver Pin Lapis ball head with silver cap under side Type V
10356 (none) (none) B17666 Carnelian beads 2 strings of small barrel beads
10360A (none) (none) (none) [A-B] 2 Cockle shells One containing black paint, the other green paint
10365 (none) (none) (none) Necklace Agate, jasper, shell, carnelian lentoids, copper ball beads For order see Field Note
10370 (none) 1928,1010.683 (none) 9 Beads Lapis double conoids gold balls agate double conoid For order see Field note
10372 (none) (none) (none) Copper Pin Lapis ball head Broken in 3 pieces Type V

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