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Original Paper

František Veselovský, P Ondruš, Horák

Who was who? In names of secondary minerals discovered in Jáchymov (Joachimsthal)

Journal of the Czech Geological Society, volume 42 (1997), issue 4, 123 - 126


Jáchymov is type locality for 17 secondary minerals. The following minerals were named after persons, including several prominent mineralogists of the 19th century: torbenite, haidingerite, johannite, zippeite, voglite, lindackerite, mixite, and albrechtschraufite. The text presents brief biography of persons after which these minerals were named.

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