Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Mineral Chemistry KIM 529 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ESRA ALTINTIĞ
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Course Objective To provide information about understanding of mineral chemistry and analyzing methods to students.
Course Content Mineral and mineralogy definition, :General properties of minerals, Chemical properties of minerals, Physical properties of minerals, Optical properties of minerals, mineral chemistry, special mineralogy, elements, phosphates, nitrates, carbonates, arsenics, anadetes, silicates, zeolites and illuminate of the zeolite structure, application and uses for zeolites, classifications of minerals. Analyzing methods of mineral chemistry.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognizes mineral structures Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Locates mineral species Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Categorizes minerals. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Compares chemical and physcal properties of minerals. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
5 Evaluates special mineralogy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Evaluates crystals structure analysis methods. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to mineral chemistry
2 General properties of minerals
3 Chemical properties of minerals
4 Physical properties of minerals
5 Optical properties of minerals
6 Mineral analyzing methods
7 Mineral tests
8 Silicate minerals
9 Midterm
10 Other minerals except silicates
11 Classifications of minerals
12 Ore mineral groups
13 Naturally forming properties of minerals
14 Special mineralogy
Resources
Course Notes [1] Uz, B., Minerals Birsen publishing, 2000
Course Resources [2] Simon and Shuster S Guide to Rocks and Minerals: Mottana, Crespi, & Liborio; Prinz, Harlow, & Peters (eds), 1978.
[3] Manual of Mineralogy: Klein & Hurlburt, 1993
[4] Mineralogy: Perkins, 1998.
[5] Mineraller: Sahin, Kosun, Agrılı, ve Mengi, MTA, 1994
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on undergraduate education in a same or different area, reaches the knowledge by doing research and also improves his or her knowledge to the expertise level by doing evaluation and practice. X
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on undergraduate education in a same or different area, reaches the knowledge by doing research and also improves his or her knowledge to the expertise level by doing evaluation and practice. X
2 Utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area expands the knowledge by experimental methods and use those obtained knowledge by scientific, social and ethical responsibility. X
2 Utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area expands the knowledge by experimental methods and use those obtained knowledge by scientific, social and ethical responsibility. X
3 - Constructs a problem with his/her adviser and develops a solution method and by evaluating the results apply them if it is necessary in his/ her area. X
3 - Constructs a problem with his/her adviser and develops a solution method and by evaluating the results apply them if it is necessary in his/ her area. X
4 -Transfer the current developments and his/her studies to the other related or nonrelated groups as written, orally and visually. X
4 -Transfer the current developments and his/her studies to the other related or nonrelated groups as written, orally and visually. X
5 - Develops new strategic approach and produces solutions in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice.
5 - Develops new strategic approach and produces solutions in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice.
6 - Develops strategic and practice plans and evaluates the obtained results within the framework of quality process in his or her study area.
6 - Develops strategic and practice plans and evaluates the obtained results within the framework of quality process in his or her study area.
7 - Has written communication ability in one of well known foreign languages (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level A1).
7 - Has written communication ability in one of well known foreign languages (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level A1).
8 -Has knowledge for software and hardware about computers and uses data processing. X
8 -Has knowledge for software and hardware about computers and uses data processing. X
9 Protecting scientific, social, and ethical values, teaches and controls these values in the steps of collection, evaluation and announcement of data in the international arena. X
9 Protecting scientific, social, and ethical values, teaches and controls these values in the steps of collection, evaluation and announcement of data in the international arena. X
10 - Applies his or her digested knowledge and problem solving ability in advanced studies. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 50
2. Ödev 50
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6