Information Package / Course Catalogue
Knowledge of Colored Gemstones
Course Code: KTT116
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

The students, taking advantage of the physical characteristics of optical-of gem stones; synthetic, aimed distinction can be made of natural stone and imitation jewelery.

Course Content

The hardness of the course in gem stones, the concept of specific gravity, color information and issues such as kırııl landed on the anlatılmaktd.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To carry out the jewelry mineralogy.
2.To learn the optical properties of gem stones.
3.To learn the physical properties of gem stones.
4.Grouping the group to learn the features and gem stones.
5.Examine colored gem stones in the gemology laboratory.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Gemological laboratories and equipment.
2.Murat Hatipoglu, colored precious stones
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Jewelry carries mineralogy
Week 2 - Theoretical
Jewelry carries mineralogy
Week 3 - Theoretical
Jewelry carries mineralogy
Week 4 - Theoretical
The concept of specific gravity, specific weight of gem stones
Week 5 - Theoretical
Colors, the refraction of light
Week 6 - Theoretical
The concept of the refractive index, the refractive indices of gem stones
Week 7 - Theoretical
Optical pick-band value of gem stones, inclusions in gemstones
Week 8 - Theoretical
Cutting error of gem stones, gem stones formation of lines
Week 9 - Theoretical
Diamond, Ruby features
Week 10 - Theoretical
CORENDON and features, and characteristics of beryl
Week 11 - Theoretical
Pearl and features, Coral and features
Week 12 - Theoretical
Topaz and features, and characteristics of chrysoberyl
Week 13 - Theoretical
Quartz and properties, Tourmaline and features
Week 14 - Theoretical
Garnet and properties, spodumene and properties
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Lecture - Practice140228
Term Project1055
Midterm Examination1426
Final Examination1628
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)75
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
PÇ-11
PÇ-12
PÇ-13
PÇ-14
PÇ-15
PÇ-16
PÇ-17
OÇ-1
5
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
5
OÇ-3
4
5
4
OÇ-4
4
4
4
OÇ-5
5
5
4
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