1. It is not a mineral species approved by International Mineralogical Association. 2. Several amphibole mineral species can have an asbestiform crystal habit. 3. In 1940, C . W . Wolfe reexamined the mineral species. 4. The Dana classification assigns a four-part number to a mineral species. 5. This was the first new mineral species to be discovered in New Zealand. 6. Twinning is the intergrowth of two or more crystal of a single mineral species. 7. The diversity and abundance of mineral species is controlled by the Earth's chemistry. 8. Other mineral species having this structure exist, such as tephroite, Mn 2 SiO 4. 9. They were initially misidentified as wulfenite, but later determined to be a new mineral species. 10. When the International Mineralogical Association was founded, bultfonteinite was grandfathered as a valid mineral species.