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300653 VO Mineralogy and Mineral Resources (2016S)

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

Wtl. ab Mi., 02.03.2016, 14:15 - 16:45 Uhr, UZA II - Geozentrum, Raum 2B284

Achtung! Wird gemeinsam mit UE 300654 gehalten!


Language: German

Examination dates



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

It is an aim of this lecture to understand the main characteristics of the crystalline state including periodicity, anisotropy and symmetry as prerequisites for special physical properties and applications in daily life. Knowledge of the rock-forming minerals as constituents of the large building units of the Earth and understanding of minerals as resources for metal production, construction materials, and many other applications including awareness of their environmental risks is another topic of this course.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam at the end of the course.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Z.B. Matthes, "Mineralogie"

Association in the course directory

LA-BU 142a; L101

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