Ivan Kostov Nikolov

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Ivan Kostov
Ivan Kostov (1913-2004).jpg
Native name Иван Костов Николов
Born 24 December 1913 (1913-12-24) O.S.
Plovdiv, Kingdom of Bulgaria
Died 31 March 2004 (2004-04-01) (aged 90)
Sofia, Republic of Bulgaria
Nationality Flag of Bulgaria.svgBulgarian
Alma mater Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"; Royal School of Mines, London Imperial College
Known for Kostov's Classification of Minerals
Scientific career
Fields mineralogy; geology, X-ray crystallography
Institutions Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", London Imperial College, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, National Museum of Natural History (Bulgaria)

Ivan Kostov Nikolov (Bulgarian: Иван Костов Николов) (December 24, 1913 (O.S.) in Plovdiv, Bulgaria – March 31, 2004 in Sofia, Bulgaria) was a Bulgarian geologist, mineralogist and crystallographer.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Ivan K. Bonev (2004): In Memoriam Academician Ivan Kostov (1913-2004) Mineral. Mag., 68, No.4, 709-711.
  2. ^ Kostov, Ivan Nikolov (1979) in the Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Retrieved April 16, 2012.
  3. ^ Костов, Руслан; Братанова, Фани (2013). Живот, посветен на науката, Академик Иван Костов, Планетарна импресия. Sofia: Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House. 
  4. ^ G. Terziev (1966): Kostovite, A Gold-Copper Telluride from Bulgaria American Mineralogist, 51, Jan.-Feb., 29-36.
  5. ^ St. Breskovski (1977), Genres nouveaux du Crétacé inférieur de la famille Desmoceratidae Zittel, 1895 (Ammonoidea). C.R. Acad. bulg. Sci., 30, 10; 1463-65.

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