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Johann Friedrich Zuckert
ZÜCKERT, Johann Friedrich.

ZÜCKERT, Johann Friedrich.
(1737 - 1778)

(Born: Berlin, Germany, 19 December 1737; Died: 1778) German physician.

Zückert had a medical practice in Berlin and was the author of many books on medicine, balneology, and geology. He was a member of the Leopldian Akademie in Berlin.

Biographical references: Baldinger, Biographien Ärzte, 1768-71. DBA: I 1419, 347-369. Hirsching, Historisch-literarisches Handbuch, 1794-1815. Lambrecht & Quenstedt, Catalogus, 1938: p. 475. Meusel, Verstorbenen Teutschen Schrifsteller, 1802-16: 15, p. 472-474. Ule & Knoblauch, Leopoldinisch Akademie, 1889: p. 163. WBI.

1. German, 1762.
Die Naturgeschichte und Bergwercksverfassung des Ober-Hartzes. Berlin, F. Nicolai, 1762.

8°: [16], 300 p.

Very scarce. Describes the mineral resources of the Harz mountains of Germany. It comprehensively describes the natural history of the region, emphasising the geology and mineral riches. The book has considerable interest for the descriptions of the iron- and copper-mines, the marble quarries, and the mineralogy of the region.

Bibliographical references: BMC: 5, 2401. Hoover Collection: no. 912. Katalog Bergakademie Freiberg, 1879: p. 739 [IX. 375.]. LKG: XIV 166. NUC: 685, 365.

2. German, 1763.
Die Naturgeschichte einiger Provinzen des Unterharzes, nebst einem Anhange von dem mannsfeldischen Kupferschiefern. Berlin, F. Nicolai, 1763.

8°: [10], 212 p.

Very scarce. A companion volume to the author's Die Naturgeschichte und Bergwerksverfassung des Oberharzes published in 1762. This work also describes the mineral resources of the Harz mountains of Germany in much the same manner as the previous work.

Bibliographical references: BMC: 5, 2401. Hoover Collection: no. 911. Katalog Bergakademie Freiberg, 1879: p. 739 [IX. 376.]. LKG: XIV 167a. NUC: 685, 365.

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