Pinched from Lounge of the Lab Lemming
Use bold to indicate minerals you’ve seen in the wild. Italics is for those seen in laboratories, museums, stores, or other non field locations. Ex pet nerds may use underlining to indicate those that they’ve grown with their own two hands. And I won’t bother with stuff you intend on seeing- if you didn’t want to see all these minerals yourself, you’d be spending your precious lunch hour on a physics or biomedical blog.
50 minerals everyone should see:
Florencite - (never even heard of that one!)
Kaolinite - (possibly, it's in Lizardite, which I have seen in situ)
I wonder how many of these I've seen without realising it? Maybe I should start making a note of the minerals I see. Ticky book!
EDIT: ticked a few more off after paying attention at a couple of Geo Museums!