Session – Mineral Evolution and Mineral Ecology: the Changes in Species Diversity and Complexity in Space and Time

The session is devoted to recent advances in understanding evolution, diversity and complexity of minerals and their distribution in space and time.


Session convenor

Professor Sergey Krivovichev (Russia)
St. Petersburg State University

Sergey Krivovichev was born in 1972 and received his PhD and Doctor of Sciences degrees from St. Petersburg State University. He is currently a Head of the Federal Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Apatity, Russia) and Professor of Crystallography at St. Petersburg State University.



  • Edward S. Grew
  • Robert M. Hazen