Gemmology

Gemmology

Code: 44098
ECTS: 5.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Goran Kniewald - Lectures
prof. dr. sc. Vladimir Bermanec - Lectures
Take exam: Studomat
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
Fundamental concepts in gemmology. Geology of gemstone deposits. Crystal optics in gemmology. Optical effects on gemstones. Colour theory ? causes of gemstone colour. Gemmological instruments. Methods of gemstone testing. Common gemstones. Rare gemstones. Organic gemstones. Diamond ? grading and imitations. Synthetic gemstones. Imitiations, composites and gemstone treatments. Cutting of gemstones and types of cuts. Presentation of student projects.

Learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding of the physical and chemical properties of gem materials
Knowledge of the common terminology and nomenclature of gem materials
Ability to identify the main gem materials
Literature:
  1. Read, P. Gemmology. 2nd edition. Butterworth ? Heineman, London, 1999.
1. semester
Izborni kolegiji za smjer Mineralogija i petrologija (zimski semestar) - Mandatory studij - Graduate Study of Geology

3. semester
Izborni kolegiji za smjer Mineralogija i petrologija (zimski semestar) - Mandatory studij - Graduate Study of Geology
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