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Course Unit Title : Mineral Chemistry
Course Unit Code : 01JEO5160
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) teaching of chemical classification of olivine, amphibole, pyroxene and felspar minerals 2) teaching of interpretation of crystallization (P-T) conditions of rock-forming minerals, based on their chemistry 3) teaching of petrological clues of chemistry of rock-forming minerals
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Chemical relationships between rock and minerals, chemical classification methods of rock-forming minerals, thermobarometric crystallization (pressure-temperature) conditions of minerals, applications, calculation methods for classifications (e.g., Cr-spinel-olivine-pyroxene-amphibole-mica)
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : Based on the chemical compositions, teaching the crystallisation conditions and petrlogical interpretations of rock-forming minerals
Course Aims : The main goal of this course is to show the petrogenetic clues of chemical composition of rock-forming minerals
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : Nordstrom, D.K., Munoz, J.L., 1993. Geochemical Thermodynamics, Blackburn pres, 504p. Powell, R., 2001. Equilibrium Thermodynamics in Petrology, Cambridge Pres, 446p. Wilson M., 1994. Igneous Petrogenesis,Unwin Hyman London, 466p
Material Sharing
Documents :
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 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
3 10 30  
Presentation :
1 10 10  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
1 10 10  
Visas :
1 15 15  
Finals :
1 25 25  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
174  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 60
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
1 40
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
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; Bowen reaction seriei
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
2 Chemical composition, classification, crystallisation conditions and petrogenetic interpretation of olivine and pyroxene minerals
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
3 Chemical composition, classification, crystallisation conditions and petrogenetic interpretation of amphibole and mica minerals
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
4 Chemical composition, classification, crystallisation conditions and petrogenetic interpretation of K-feldspar and plagioclases
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
5 Normal and reverse zoning of phenocrystals and its petrological significance
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
6 Thermobarometric calculations from olivine and pyroxene chemistry
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
7 Examination
 
8 Thermobarometric calculations for amphibole and mica minerals
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
9 Applications
 
10 Thermic calculations from feldspar chemistries
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11 Applications
 
12 Disequilibriated phenocrystal phases (olivine-quartz, quartz-groundmass, mantled feldispars, bimodal glass shards)
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
13 Petrological relationships between rock-chemistry and mineral-chemistry
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
14 General assesment