|Fakulteit||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
Crystallography and internal order in minerals (space groups, unit cells, X-ray diffraction data). Bonding, mineral chemistry and solid solution (types of solid solution, calculation of mineral formulae and cation valency). Subsolidus reactions and defects in minerals (thermodynamic basis, defects, importance of subsolidus reactions). Classification and crystal structures of minerals. Mineralogical instrumentation and analysis. Major rock types and their classification. Mineralogical aspects of minerals processing.
|Contact time||2 tutorials per week, 4 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Department||Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1|
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