- This field contains the name of the mine where the specimen originated.
- For better search results in your database, avoid a large variety of terms; draw up an authority list and add keywords as necessary.
- Enter the full name of the mine; do not use abbreviations.
- If the name of a mine exists in several languages, including English or French, enter the name in the language used to document your collections.
- Do not use your own translation.
- If the name of the mine where the specimen originated has changed, first enter its current name, followed by a comma and a space, and then the name that applied at the time the specimen was collected.
| || Discipline||mineralogy|
| || Species||talc|
| Mine||National, Pontbriand|
| || Date Collected|| 1955|
- N.B.: Do not enter the word "mine" after the name of the mine.
|Mine|| American Eagle|
| || and not |
| ||Mine|| American Eagle Mine|
- If you are unsure whether your information is correct, include a space and a question mark after the name of the mine.
- When the name of the mine is unknown and no research has been done to identify it, leave this field blank.
- If, even after conducting research, you are unable to determine the name of the mine where the specimen originated, enter "unknown".
- This field may not contain more than one entry.