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


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.


Please apply at: www.antagning.se 



Course literature

W. D. Nesse, 2009

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


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


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