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Iliya Dimitrov

(MSc, geologist)
phone: (+359 87) 7089044; (+359 2) 9885115 (ext. 621); e-mail:

Born: 2 July 1972, Chepelare.
Education: Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’ (1997).
Speciality: mineralogy.

Research interests

Research of mineralogical composition and thermodynamic conditions for formation of Alps type mineralisation. History and cataloguing of the mineralogical collection.

Current projects

Enriching and investigation of funds and constructing and reconstructing of the expositions of natural subjects in National Museum of Natural History
Composition, distribution and characterisation of pegmatite minerals, skarns and hydrothermal deposits in Bulgaria


Karov, Ch., Dimitrov, I., 2004. A catalogue of the mineral species in National Museum of Natural History (Sofia) — (part 2) — (Silicates). — Historia naturalis bulgarica, 16: 7—45.

Karov, Ch., Dimitrov, I., 2002. A catalogue of the mineral species in the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia. (Part 1). Native Elements, Sulphides and Sulphosalts, Oxides and Hydroxides, Halogenides. — Historia naturalis bulgarica, 15: 5—29.