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Lora Bidzhova

Laboratory Specialist, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

Received B.S. in Geology and completed Ph.D. studies at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ochridski”, Bulgaria. Specialized in geochemistry at ETH Zurich, Switzerland and Colorado State University, USA. Worked as a petrographer in collaboration with Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. Extensive work with thin sections under the microscope.

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. studies in Igneous Petrology completed. Thesis defense pending.
  • B.Sc. in Geology

Research Interests

  • Petrographic microscopy
  • Mineralogy
  • Igneous Petrology

Selected Publications

  • Bidzhova, L., Nedialkov, R., Ovtcharova, M. and Von Quadt, A. (2013) Precise U-Pb zircon CA-ID-TIMS age and Sr isotopes for the Plana pluton, Srednogorie, Bulgaria. Goldschmidt 2013.
  • Bidzhova, L., Nedialkov, R., von Quadt, A., and Georgiev, S. (2007) Geochemistry and Sr isotopes of the rocks of the Plana pluton, Srednogorie zone, Bulgaria. In: Advances in regional geological and metallogenic studies in the Carpathians, Balkans, Rhodope massif and Caucasus. (edited by Moritz, R. & von Quadt, A.), Bor, Serbia.