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Rudolf Zimmermann
(1878-1943)

Rudolf Zimmermann was born in 1878 in Germany, and became a mineralogist and dealer in natural history specimens for schools in the mining town of Chemnitz, Saxony. In 1904 he published a book specifically for mineral collectors: Die Mineralien. Eine Anleitung zum Sammeln und Bestimmen derselben nebst einer Beschreibung der wichtigsten Arten ("Minerals. A Guide to Collecting and Identification, together with a description of the most important species")--120 pages and eight color plates. Title page to his book states that he was an editor of the Monatsschrift für Mineralien-, Gesteins- und Petrefaktensammler ("Monthly Magazine for Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils") published in Stuttgart by Lehmann.

References:
Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, vol. II, p. 1449, 317.
World Biographical Index
British Museum Catalog, vol. 5, p. 2392.
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