Ivan Kostov Nikolov

Ivan Kostov
Ivan Kostov (1913-2004).jpg
Native name
Иван Костов Николов
Born24 December 1913 (1913-12-24) O.S.
Died31 March 2004 (2004-04-01) (aged 90)
NationalityFlag of Bulgaria.svgBulgarian
Alma materSofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"; Royal School of Mines, London Imperial College
Known forKostov's Classification of Minerals
Scientific career
Fieldsmineralogy; geology, X-ray crystallography
InstitutionsSofia 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][3]

Honors and recognitions [4]

Selected publications

  • Kostov, Ivan; Kostov, Ruslan I. (1999). Crystal Habits of Minerals. Sofia: Academic Publishing House "Marin Drinov".
  • Kostov, Ivan (1968). Mineralogy. Edinburgh & London: Oliver & Boyd.


  1. ^ Bonev, Ivan K. (2004), "In Memoriam Academician Ivan Kostov (1913-2004)", Mineral. Mag., 68 (4): 709–711
  2. ^ "In Memoriam: Ivan Kostov (24.12.1913-31.03.2004)" (PDF), Geologica Balcanica, 34 (3–4): 111–112, 2004, retrieved 3 May 2018
  3. ^ Kostov, Ivan Nikolov (1979) in the Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Retrieved April 16, 2012.
  4. ^ Костов, Руслан; Братанова, Фани (2013). Живот, посветен на науката, Академик Иван Костов, Планетарна импресия. Sofia: Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House.
  5. ^ Terziev G. (1966), "Kostovite, A Gold-Copper Telluride from Bulgaria" (PDF), American Mineralogist, 51: 29–36, retrieved May 3, 2018
  6. ^ Breskovski St. (1977), "Genres nouveaux du Crétacé inférieur de la famille Desmoceratidae Zittel, 1895 (Ammonoidea)", C.R. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 30 (10): 1463–1465

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