Course: Mineralogy and Petrology Practice

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Course title Mineralogy and Petrology Practice
Course code KBI/GEO05
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Dvořáčková Simona, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Flašar Jan, Mgr.
Course content
1.Crystal morphology 2. Systems of crystallization 3. Anisotropy, allotropism 4. Optical characteristics of the minerals 5. Physical characteristics of the minerals 6. Chemical characteristics of the minerals 7. Training of the determination of the minerals (elements, sulphides) 8. Training of the determination of the minerals (halogenides, oxides and hydroxides) 9. Training of the determination of the minerals (carbonates, sulphates, phosphates) 10.Silicates and organic minerals 11. Training of determination of the magmatic rocks 12. Training of determination of the sedimentary rocks 13. Training of determination of the matamorphites 14. School´s collections of the minerals and rocks

Learning activities and teaching methods
Demonstration, Laboratory
Learning outcomes
1. Creation of the knowledge of the basic concepts of mineralogy, structural crystallography, systematic mineralogy, make a presentation with physical and chemical features of the minerals, manage of the basic method of the research of the crystalline matters, distinctive and definitive methods of the minerals. 2. Make a presentation with the processes and patterns of the formation rocks in the earth's crust, genetic structure of the magma rocks sedimentary rocks and metamorphites (lit-par-lit gneisses). 3. Applied identification of the minerals and rocks.
Student will be able to of orientation in the abiotic nature, will be able to exploit of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills and their application during the solving of the ecological problems concerning of the mining of the mineral resources.
Prerequisites
no

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay, Student performance assessment

Manage of the theoretic knowledge and practical skills from the mineralogy and petrology.
Recommended literature
  • Anthony J.W. et al.:. Hanbook of Mineralogy I., II. Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson. 1995.
  • Bauer J.:. Průvodce minerálů.. Praha, Granit, 2008.
  • Bernard J.H. a kol.:. Mineralogie Československa.-Academia. Praha. 1981.
  • Bernard J.H., Hyršl J.:. Minerals and their Localities. Granit. Praha. 2006.
  • Bernard J.H., Rost R.:. Encyklopedický přehled minerálů.-Academia. Praha. 1992.
  • Ďuda R., Rejl L.:. Svět drahých kamenů. Granit. Praha. 2006.
  • Dudek A. a kol.:. Atlas hornin. Academia. Praha. 1969.
  • Kukal Z.:. Základy sedimentologie. Academia. Praha. 1985.
  • Němec F.:. Klíč k určování nerostů. SPN Praha. 1967.
  • Slavík F. a kol.:. Mineralogie. Academia. Praha. 1972.
  • Strunz H.:. Mineralogische Tabelan, Geest. Portig. Leipzig. 1977.
  • Svoboda J. akol.:. Encyklopedický slovník geologických věd, I., II., Academia. Praha. 1983.
  • Tuček K.:. Naleziště českých nerostů a jejich literatura 1951-1965. Academia. Praha. 1970.
  • Winkler U.G.F.:. Petrogenesis of metamorphic rocks.-Spinger Verlag. Berlin. 1976.


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