Tobias Petermann


M.Sc. Tobias Petermann


TU Bergakademie Freiberg

Professur für Lagerstättenlehre und Petrologie

Institut für Mineralogie

Brennhausgasse 14

D-09599 Freiberg/Sachsen


+49 (0)3731 39-3398 (office)


+49 (0)3731 39-2662 (secretariat)




Professional education


2009-2012 B.Sc. in Geology and Mineralogy at TU Bergakademie Freiberg

Bachelor thesis:

The influence of the Cenomanian Niederschöna Formation on the heavy mineral content of modern watercourses of the Eastern Erzgebirge.

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Jens Gutzmer, Dr. Uwe Lehmann


2012-2014 M.Sc. in Economic Geology at TU Bergakademie Freiberg


Master thesis:


‘Wood tin’ as constituent of heavy mineral concentrates from modern watercourses in Central Saxony: distribution, mineralogy, genesis.


Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Thomas Seifert, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schulz




Research assistant / PhD student


In the frame of the research project “WISTAMERZ” funded by German government


Topic of PhD-project:


Metallogeny of late-Variscan rare metal-mineralizations in the Oelsnitz-Schönbrunn district, Variscia, Germany


Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Thomas Seifert, Prof. Dr. Jens Gutzmer, Dr. A. Barth


Research Interests


Mineralogy and geology of tin deposits


Metallogeny, ore deposits and regional mineralogy of the Erzgebirge metallogenic province


Mineralogy of stream sediments with special focus on heavy minerals


Microscopic investigation of mineral concentrates