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Syllabus 2018-19 - 10311008 - Cristalography, Mineralogy and Geochemistry (Cristalografía, mineralogía y geoquímica)

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DEGREE: Grado en Químicas
FACULTY: FACULTY OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Cristalography, Mineralogy and Geochemistry
CODE: 10311008 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: German / English LEVEL: 2 / 2
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: YEBRA RODRÍGUEZ, Mª ÁFRICA
DEPARTMENT: U117 - GEOLOGÍA
FIELD OF STUDY: 120 - CRISTALOGRAFÍA Y MINERALOGÍA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 325 E-MAIL: ayebra@ujaen.es P: 953212945
WEBSITE: http://www4.ujaen.es/~ayebra/
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
 
NAME: JIMÉNEZ MILLÁN, JUAN
DEPARTMENT: U117 - GEOLOGÍA
FIELD OF STUDY: 120 - CRISTALOGRAFÍA Y MINERALOGÍA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - B3-310 E-MAIL: jmillan@ujaen.es P: 953212296
WEBSITE: https://www.ujaen.es/departamentos/geologia/contactos/jimenez-millan-juan
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
 
NAME: ABAD MARTÍNEZ, MARIA ISABEL
DEPARTMENT: U117 - GEOLOGÍA
FIELD OF STUDY: 120 - CRISTALOGRAFÍA Y MINERALOGÍA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 326 E-MAIL: miabad@ujaen.es P: 953212031
WEBSITE: https://www.ujaen.es/departamentos/geologia/contactos/abad-martinez-ma-isabel
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1. Mineralogenesis. Classification, origin, and distribution of Earth materials (minerals and rocks). Mineral resources.

2. Geochemistry. Distribution and abundance of the elements in the Earth. Geochemistry of Earth surface processes.

3. Geometrical crystallography and simmetry. Crystallographic systems and lattices. Space group symmetry. Crystalmorphology.

4. Crystal Chemistry. Coordination geometry. Crystal Structures.Structural defects.

5. Crystallographic methods for the characterization of materials (Optical Crystallography, X-ray Diffraction, Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy).

6. Descriptive and applied mineralogy. Classification systems. Mineral groups.

Laboratory and practical classes:

  1. Study of symmetry with crystal models (symmetry elements and point group).
  2. Representing structures.
  3. Characterization of materials.
  4. Recognition of minerals in hand specimen.

Guided activities:

  1. Classification diagrams of geological materials.
  2. Problems of geochemistry.
  3. Problems of crystallography.
  4. Identification of minerals by optical properties.
  5. Calculation of mineral formulas from experimental data.
  6. Phase equilibrium diagrams.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Lectures (28 hours).

Laboratory and practical classes (24 hours):

  1. Study of symmetry with crystal models (symmetry elements and point group). (5 sessions).
  2. Representing structures. (1 session).
  3. Characterization of materials. (3 sessions).
  4. Recognition of minerals in hand specimen. (3 sessions).

Guided activities (6 hours):

  1. Classification diagrams of geological materials.
  2. Problems of geochemistry.
  3. Problems of crystallography.
  4. Identification of minerals by optical properties.
  5. Calculation of mineral formulas from experimental data.
  6. Phase equilibrium diagrams.

Tests.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

  • Theoretical exam (objective test): 60%
  • Evaluation of activities: 10%
  • Evaluation of practical activities and practical exam: 30%

Attendance to the lectures is essential for the development of the other activities of the course.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Minerals and Rocks: exercises in crystal and mineral chemistry, crystallography, X-ray powder diffra. Edition: -. Author: Klein, Cornelis.. Publisher: Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, [2008].  (Library)
  • Geochemistry: an introduction. Edition: -. Author: Albarède, Francis. Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004  (Library)
  • Mineral science. Edition: 23rd ed. Author: Klein, Cornelis. Publisher: New York [etc.] : John Wiley and Sons, 2008  (Library)
  • Introduction to mineralogy. Edition: -. Author: Nesse, William D.. Publisher: New York ; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000  (Library)
  • Introduction to mineral science. Edition: -. Author: Putnis, Andrew. Publisher: Cambridgee: Cambridge University Press, 2003  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Optical mineralogy: principles and practice. Edition: [1rst. pub., 2nd. imp.]. Author: Gribble, C. D.. Publisher: London: UCL, 1993  (Library)
  • Principles and applications of geochemistry: a comprehensive textbook for geology students. Edition: 2nd ed. Author: Faure, Gunter. Publisher: Upper Saddle River (New Jersey): Prentice Hall, cop. 1998  (Library)
  • Structural mineralogy: an introduction. Edition: -. Author: Lima-De-Faria, J.. Publisher: Dordrecht [etc.]: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994  (Library)
  • Introduction to industrial minerals. Edition: -. Author: Manning, D. a. C.. Publisher: London [etc.]: Chapman & Hall, 1995  (Library)
  • Principles of geochemistry. Edition: 4th ed.. Author: Mason, Brian.. Publisher: New York : John Wiley, 1982.  (Library)
  • Crystallography and crystal chemistry: an introduction. Edition: 2nd printing. Author: Bloss, F. Donald. Publisher: Washington: Mineralogical Society of America, 2000  (Library)
  • Crystallography. Edition: -. Author: Bochardt-Ott, Walter. Publisher: Berlín [etc.]: Springer-Verlag, cop. 1993  (Library)
  • An introduction to the rock-forming minerals. Edition: -. Author: Deer, W. A.. Publisher: Essex: Longman Scientic & Technical, 1993  (Library)
  • Petrology: igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic. Edition: -. Author: Ehlers, Ernest G.. Publisher: San Francisco: W.H. Freeman and Co., 1980  (Library)