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Johann Christian Zimmermann
ZIMMERMANN, Johann Christian.

ZIMMERMANN, Johann Christian.
(1788 - 1853)

(Born: Marburg, Germany, 25 April 1788; Died: Clausthal, Austria, 29 September 1853) German mining expert.

Ph.D., Heidelberg, 1807. From 1805 to 1807 worked as private docent at the University of Heidelberg. Became mining consultant first in West Phalia, than in Hannover. Appointed mine assessor followed by chief mine assessor. He became an instructor at the school of mines in Clausthal, Austria.

Biographical references: DBA: II 1449, 77. Poggendorff: 2, col. 1413. Sarjeant, Geologists, 1980: 3, 2488. WBI.

1. German, 1808.
Darstellungen aus der Mineralogie, Mathematik, Physik und Bergwerkskunde, von Christian Zimmermann, Doctor der Philosophie, Privatdocent der Universität Heidelberg und mehrer gelehrten Gesellschaften Mitglied. Heidelberg, Mohr & Zimmer, 1808.

8°: 310 p.

Very scarce. Contains a classification and description of rocks.

Bibliographical references: LKG: VI 122 & VI 123.

2. German, 1848.
Handbuch | zum | Bestimmen der Mineralien | auf dichotomischem Wege | nach Dufrénoy's Traité de Minéralogie. | [ornate rule] | Mit einem Vorwort | von | Dr. Chr. Zimmermann | [...3 lines of titles and memberships...] | [rule] | Nebst 240 Abbildungen. | [double rule] | Clausthal, 1848. | Verlag der Schweigerschen Buchhandlung.

8°: xii, 372 p., 240 illus., 8 plates. Page size: 142 x 90 mm. Very scarce.

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