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Mineralogy III

Minéralogie III

Responsible Faculty: Faculty of Sciences

Teacher(s): Lukas Baumgartner, Philippe Thélin
Lecturer(s): -

Validity: 2002 -> 2002

No timetable defined.

Practical work

Fall semester
56 hours per semester

Teaching language(s): French
Public: Yes
Credits: 0

Objective

To introduce the basic concepts of crystallography, x-ray diffractometry, crystallochemistry and systematic mineralogy

Content

* Crystal structure
* Translation networks, symmetry operations
* Crystal morphology
* X-ray diffractometry and its application in geology
* Crystallochemistry and crystal structure
* The physical properties of crystals
* Systematic mineralogy: natural elements, carbonates and silicates.

Bibliography

C.S. Hurlbut & C. Klein (1985) : Manuel of Mineralogy (after J.D. Dana) John Wiley & Sons, New York.

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