Information Package / Course Catalogue
Definitional Gemology
Course Code: KTT219
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

By definition, it is intended to describe the gemological characteristics of gem stones.

Course Content

Coloration in gem stones, refraction, reflection, and pleochroism microscope types are explained theoretically.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Gemology is the science of learning as conceptual
2.Learning the formation and classification of gem stones
3.Learning the terminology Gemology.
4.Learning the gemstone groups.
5.To be able to learn international terms.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Murat Hatipoğlu, Ornamental Stones Mineralogy
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
What is Gemology.
Week 2 - Theoretical
The content of gemology (operations).
Week 3 - Theoretical
International terms of gemology.
Week 4 - Theoretical
Gemstone components.
Week 5 - Theoretical
Turkish gem stones.
Week 6 - Theoretical
Classification of gemstones, Formative classification.
Week 7 - Theoretical
Genetic classification.
Week 8 - Theoretical
Commercial classification.
Week 9 - Theoretical
Real classification.
Week 10 - Theoretical
Grouping.
Week 11 - Theoretical
Quartz group gemstones.
Week 12 - Theoretical
Corundum, Beryl, Tourmaline group gem stones.
Week 13 - Theoretical
Chrysoberyl, Spodumen, garnet gemstones.
Week 14 - Theoretical
Feldspar, pyroxene, amphibole group gem stones.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Assignment1055
Midterm Examination112214
Final Examination112214
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)75
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
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PÇ-8
PÇ-9
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OÇ-1
5
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
5
OÇ-3
5
5
5
OÇ-4
5
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
5
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