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System of mineralogy

Code: 36213
ECTS: 7.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Nenad Tomašić - Lectures
doc. dr. sc. Andrea Čobić - Lectures
Lecturers: Zvonka Gverić, mag. geol. - Practicum
Laura Huljek, mag. ing. geol. - Practicum
Ena Topalović, mag. geol. - Practicum
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 45
Practicum 45
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Historical principles of mineral classification. Crystal-chemical classification of minerals. Classification of minerals. Elements. Sulphides. Oxides. Halogenides. Carbonates. Nitrates, iodates and borates. Sulphates. Phosphates. Molibdates, tungstenates and orgnanic minerals. Nesosilicates. Sorosilicates and cyclosilicates. Inosilicates. Phyllosilicates. Tectosilicates.

Learning outcomes:

Basic knowledge and understanding of the mineral classification and nomenclature
Ability to use macroscopical characteristics of minerals
Ability to recognize of most frequent minerals
  1. Bermanec, V. (1999): Sistematska mineralogija ? mineralogija nesilikata. Targa, Zagreb. 264 str.
  2. Slovenec, D., Bermanec, V. (2003); Sistematska mineralogija ? mineralogija silikata. Denona, Zagreb. 359 str.
  3. Wenk, H.-R., Bulakh, A. (2004): Minerals their Constitution and Origin. Cambridge University Press, 646 pp.
  4. Hibbard, M.J. (2002): Mineralogy A Geologist's Point of View. McGraw-Hill, 562 pp.
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Attended : Chemistry I
Attended : General mineralogy
2. semester
Mandatory course - Mandatory studij - Geology
Consultations schedule: