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Henri J.F. Buttgenbach
BUTTGENBACH, Henri Jean François.

BUTTGENBACH, Henri Jean François.
(1874 - 1964)

(Born: 1874; Died: 1964) Belgian economic geologist & mineralogist.

As a young man, Buttgenbach entered the mining industry, working in Mexico, Florida, Argentina, Tunisia, Morocco, South Africa and principally Katanga, Zaire. He became a professor of geology at the University of Liège from 1921 to 1945. He wrote many papers on the mineralogy of Belgium and Zaire.

Biographical references: American Mineralogist: 53 (1968), nos. 3-4, 536-44, portrait [by J. Mélon]. Annales de la Société Géologique de Belge: 88 (1965), Bulletin no. 1, pp. B17-B18, portrait [by J. Mélon]. BAB: 118, 47-51. Buttgenbach, H., "Kantanga, 1902-Katanga, 1947", Annals de Societé Géologie Begium, 70, (1947), Bulletin, pp. B359-B74. [Reminences of mining in Kantanga by Buttgenbach.]. Sarjeant, Geologists, 1980: 2, 674. WBI.

Tableaux, 1918

1. French, 1918.
Tableaux | Des | Constantes Géométriques | Des Minéaux | Par | H. Buttgenbach | [ornate rule] | Liége | Imprimerie H. Vaillant-Carmanne (S.A.) | 4, Place Saint-Michel, 4 | [rule] | 1918.

4°: [1]-86, [2] p. Page size: 272 x 212 mm.

Contents: [1-2], Half title page, "Tableaux | Des | Constantes Géométriques Des Minéeraux," verso blank.; [3-4], Title page, verso blank.; [5]-86, Text.; [84], Blank.; [85]-86, Index.; [1 pg], Errata.; [1 pg], Blank.

Scarce. List of the geometric angles for about 250 mineral species across all crystal systems.

Bibliographical references: Dana's 7th (Bibliography): 69. NUC.

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