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Dan Holtstam

Dan Holtstam

Senior Curator & Collection Manager,
Deputy Head of the Department of Geosciences


Phone: +46 (0)8-519 54234
E-mail: dan.holtstam@nrm.se

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  • MSc in Geology and Chemistry, Stockholm University, 1987
  • PhD in Mineralogy and Petrology, Uppsala University, 1996
  • Associate Professor in Mineralogy, Stockholm University, 2005

Working tasks and responsibilities

  • Collection management (minerals, rocks & meteorites)
  • Administrative tasks
  • Research in mineral science

Research interests

My research is dealing with the formation and evolution of mineral deposits, mainly in the Bergslagen ore region, and nomenclature and systematics of rare and new oxysalt minerals.

Other professional roles

  • Member, Commission for New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (IMA-CNMNC)
  • Member, Swedish National Committee for Geology, Royal Academy of Sciences


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