541-0943/01 – Nonmetalliferous Deposits (LN)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits0
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jakub Jirásek, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Martin Sivek, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SIV41 prof. Ing. Martin Sivek, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+0
Part-time Credit and Examination 35+0
Distance Credit and Examination 10+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Goal of the subject is to provide knowledge to the university student, so he/she will be able to understand given points at issue good enough to analyse its content, to realise synthesis of the acquired information and its evaluation. This sciential base allow student to compare results of the synthesis, propose modifications and solve the problems of the nonmetalliferous deposits

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The definition of the term “nonmetalliferous deposits”. The genetic classification of nonmetalliferous deposits. The chemical-technological classification of nonmetalliferous deposits utilised for the foodstuffs sector, agriculture and the production of abrasives, insulating materials and ceramic materials. Glass, refractory and acid-resistant raw materials. Raw materials used in inorganic chemical industry, foundry and for the production of bleaching and filtering materials. Filling agents for plastics, natural dyes and ochers. Raw materials suitable for utilising in optical industry and as semiprecious stones and gem stones. A brief overview of the world mineral raw material base of industrial minerals. Nonmetalliferous raw materials of the Czech Republic.

Compulsory literature:

EVANS A. M.: Ore Geology and Industrial Minerals. Blackwell Science Ltd., Malden /Oxford/Carlton, 1993, 1-389. HARBEN, P., W., M.Kužvart: Industrial Minerals: a global geology. Industrial Minerals Information Ltd., Surrey- London, 1996.

Recommended literature:

USGS Minerals Yearbook: Commodity Statistics and Information. Available at www: http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/ (29.10.2008).

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:


Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2012/2013 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2009/2010 (P2110) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2009/2010 (P2110) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2008/2009 (P2110) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2008/2009 (P2110) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan

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