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300654 UE Mineralogy and Mineral Resources (2016S)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Wtl. ab Mi., 2.3.2016, 14:15 - 16:45 Uhr, UZA II - Geozentrum, 2B284.


Achtung! Wird gemeinsam mit VO 300653 gehalten!


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 90 participants
Language: German



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

It is an aim of these practical exercises to get hands-on experience in the recognition of symmetry and anisotropic physical features of crystals such as mechanical and optical properties. Moreover, the most common rock-forming and ore minerals are presented and, in addition to mere recognition, students learn simple chemical and physical methods (applicable also in the class room) to identify them.

Assessment and permitted materials

Zwei schriftliche Teilprüfungen (TP) während der LV (zur Symmetrie und zum Bestimmen von Mineralen, je max. 16 Punkte) und 1 praktische TP am Ende der LV (Bestimmen von Symmetrie und Mineralen, max. 24 Punkte). Anwesenheitspflicht, je 1 x Fehlen bei 1.TP und 2.TP toleriert. Positiv bei > 50% der Max.-Punkte, d.h. > 28 Punkte. Erlaubte Hilfsmittel bei 1. und 3. TP: Symmetrie- und Mineralbestimmungstabellen

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Z.B. Matthes, "Mineralogie"

Association in the course directory

LA-BU 142b, L100

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