Mineralogy

IT-distance – 7.5 credits, Course code GG4140
Start Fall/Spring/Summer term period 1
Language: Engelska

The course covers crystallography, mineral chemistry, mineral physics, physical and optical properties of minerals, mineral identification and mineral analysis.

Course page www.tellus.geo.su.se 

 

Course Director
Alasdair Skelton, Geological Sciences, Photo: Eva DalinAlasdair Skelton
Department of Geological Sciences

Stockholm University
106 91 Stockholm

alasdair.skelton[at]geo.su.se

Admission requirements

Knowledge equivalent to 52.5 credits in Geology or Geoscience, where Tellus I (GG2003) and Tellus II (GG4033) are included. Alternatively, 30 credits in Geology.

Application

Please apply at: www.antagning.se 

Registration

– Log in on minastudier.su.se 
– Click on "Course registration"
– Check the box placed by the relevant course
No account? Click on "How to get an account" on minastudier.su.se 

Syllabus

Course literature

W. D. Nesse, 2009

Introduction to Mineralogy
Oxford University Press
ISBN10: 0195391144
ISBN 13: 9780195391145

or

C. Klein and A. Philpotts, 2012
Earth Materials: Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology
Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521145213

Examination

is based on a written/oral assessment at the end of the course. Assessment criteria are:

A = Excellent
B = Very good
C = Good
D = Satisfactory
E = Sufficient
Fx = Insufficient
F = Entirely insufficient

The assessment criteria will be outlined at the start of the course. To pass the course, a minimum grade E is necessary.
Department of Geological Sciences
Svante Arrhenius väg 8, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden | Phone: +46 (0)8 16 20 00 | Web administrator ines.jakobsson[at]geo.su.se
In case of emergency call (08) 16 22 16 or (08) 16 42 00