Ferdinand Zirkel

Ferdinand Zirkel

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Death 12 Jun 1912 (aged 74)
Burial Bonn, Stadtkreis Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Memorial ID 13262610 · View Source
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A German geologist and petrographer, was born at Bonn. He was educated in his native town, and graduated Ph.D. at the university in 1861. In early years he was engaged in teaching geology and mineralogy in Vienna. He became professor of geology in 1863 in the university of Lemberg, in 1868 at Kiel, and in 1870 was made professor of mineralogy and geology in the university of Leipzig. His numerous papers and essays include Geologische Skizze van der Westkiisle Schottlands (1871); Die Struktur der Variolite (1875); Microscopical Petrography (in Report of U.S. Geol. Exploration of 4Oth Par., vol. vi., 1876); Limurit aus der Vallee de Lesponne (1879); Über den Zirkon (1880). His separate works include Lehrbuch der Petrographie (1866; 2nd ed. 1893, 1894); Die mikroskopische Beschaffenheit der Mineralien und Gesteine (1873).


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  • Created by: Gregory Speciale
  • Added: 7 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13262610
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ferdinand Zirkel (20 May 1838–12 Jun 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13262610, citing Alter Friedhof, Bonn, Stadtkreis Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany ; Maintained by Gregory Speciale (contributor 31762373) .