In Finland, a ry is a suffix ending which generally denotes a registered, non-profit organization. In this instance, ry is an abbreviation for rekisteröity yhdistys, or "registered association", e.g. tAAt ry. Registration requires the organization to create legally sound constitution, which must be approved by the Registry office. Registration gives the organization juristic personality, with the right to own property independently of its members, and ensures the legal enforceability of its constitution.
Tidying up mineral names: an IMA-CNMNC scheme for suffixes, hyphens and diacritical marks; Mineral names which do not conform to the current nomenclature guidelines of the Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification have to be corrected, and in the future a suffix-based nomenclature is to be used for new mineral names.(International Mineralogical Association - Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names )(Report)
Mar 01, 2008; INTRODUCTION In 2004, Peter Bayliss successfully proposed (IMA 04-C) to change the two-word mineral name cesium kupletskite to...