Harry Rosenbusch

Summary

Harry Rosenbusch
Karl Harry Ferdinand Rosenbusch, ante 1914 - Accademia delle Scienze di Torino 0100 (cropped).jpg
Harry Rosenbusch
Born24 June 1836
Died20 January 1914 (1914-01-21) (aged 77)
NationalityGerman
Alma materUniversität Freiburg
AwardsWollaston Medal (1903)
Scientific career
Fieldspetrography
InstitutionsHeidelberg University
ThesisDer Nephelinit vom Katzenbuckel (1869)
Doctoral advisorHeinrich Fischer
Doctoral studentsVictor Mordechai Goldschmidt
Frederick Eugene Wright

(Karl) Heinrich/Harry (Ferdinand) Rosenbusch[1] (24 June 1836 – 20 January 1914) was a German petrographer.

Harry Rosenbusch was born in Einbeck. He taught at Heidelberg University (1877-1908), where he founded the Mineralogisches-geologisches Institut. He died, aged 77, in Heidelberg.[2]

Literary works

  • Mikroskopische Physiographie der petrographisch wichtigen Mineralien, 1873
  • Mikroskopische Physiographie der Mineralien und Gesteine, 4 Vols., 1873-1877
  • Elemente der Gesteinslehre, 1898
  • Mikroskopische Physiographie (4th ed., Stuttgart, 1909, 2 vols.)

References

  1. ^ Also known as Karl Heinrich/Harry Rosenbusch, or H. F. Rosenbusch
  2. ^ "Obituary. Karl H. F. Rosenbusch". Geological Magazine. 51: 140–141. 1914. doi:10.1017/s0016756800138269.

External links

  • Flett, John Smith (1911). "Petrology" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 21 (11th ed.). pp. 325–333. — He is mention a number of times in the article specifically: "the more basic minerals precede the less basic; ... is known as Rosenbusch's law" (p. 330).
  • Microscope after Fuess-Rosenbusch introduced as first German petrographic microscope, Berlin approx. 1880