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Course Information
Course Unit Title : Minerology-Petrography
Course Unit Code : MAD205
Type of Course Unit : Compulsory
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 2
Semester : 3.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 5,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) Students know physical properties of minerals.
2) They have a background on mineral chemical properties.
3) They recognize crystal system of minerals.
4) They can explain their occurrences.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Description of minerals and rocks, similarities and differences between rocks and minerals, importance of minerals, physical and chemical properties used to identify minerals, their occurrences.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : 1.To give main information on their significance, physical and chemical properties. 2.To teach crystal systems of minerals and mineral formations.
Course Aims : To teach physical and chemical properties of minerals forming the earth's crust for their identification, and to understand crystal systems and the formation of minerals.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : 1. Okay A.C., Mineralbilim Ders Notları, İÜ. Fen Fakültesi, 1967, İstanbul.
Additional Resources : 3. Köktürk U., Endüstriyel Hammaddeler. DEÜ. Müh. Fak. Yayınları No:205, 1993, İzmir. 4. Önem Y.,Sanayi madenleri, tanımları, doğada bulunuşları, dünya ve Türkiye rezervleri, üretimleri, ihracat ve ithalat durumları, JMO, Ankara. 5. İşler F.,Özel mineraloji (tanımlamalı mineraloji) ÇÜ. Müh. Mim. Fak. yayınları No:28, 1995, Adana. 6. Yeniyol M., Mineraloji, İÜ, Müh. Mim. Fak. İkinci baskı, 2009, İstanbul. 7. Kurt H., Maden Mühendisleri için Mineraloji ve Petrografi, SÜ, 2009, Konya.
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Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 4 56  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 2 28  
Homeworks :
3 6 18  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
14 1 14  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 15 15  
Finals :
1 20 20  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
151  
Course's ECTS Credit :
5      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 30
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
14 10
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
40
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction: Description of minerals and rocks. The similarities and differences between minerals and rocks. The importance of minerals
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional resources
2 Physical properties of minerals (color, brightness, hardness)
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional resources
3 Physical properties of minerals (fracture surface, specific gravity, elasticity, cleavage and others)
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional resources
4 Polymorph and isomorphous, Alteration of minerals and occurrence as other minerals.
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional resources
5 Occurrences of magmatic, sedimentary and metamorphic originated minerals.
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional resources
6 Classification, formation and Economic importance?s of sulphide group minerals.
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional resources
7 Mid-Term examination
 
8 Formation, classification and Economic importance?s of oxide minerals.
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional resources
9 Formation, classification and Economic importance of carbonate group minerals.
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional resources
10 Classification, formation, and economic importance of boron minerals.
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional resources
11 Classification, formation, and economic importance of Halogen minerals.
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional resources
12 Classification, formation, and economic importance of Halogen minerals.
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional resources
13 Classification, formation, and economic importance of silicate group minerals. Which rocks include silicate minerals?
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional resources
14 General assesements