Ivan Kostov Nikolov

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Ivan Kostov
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
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)
Alma mater Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", London Imperial College
Known for Kostov's Classification of Minerals

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]

Honors and recognitions [3]

Selected publications


  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.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  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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