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H. Hugo A. Francke
FRANCKE, H. Hugo A.

FRANCKE, H. Hugo A.
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1. German, 1890.
Ueber die | Mineralogische Nomenclatur. | [rule] | Eine ausführliche Erörterung | der für die Bildung | wissenschaftlicher Mineralnamen | in Betracht kommenden | Grundsaetze und Regeln. | Von | Dr. H. Hugo A. Francke | Assistant für Mineralogie a.d. Königl. Sächs. Technischen Hochschule | zu Dresden. | [ornate rule] | Berlin. | R. Friedländer & Sohn. | 1890.

8°: π6 1-78 86; 68l.; [i]-x, [2], [1]-124 p. Page size: 225 x 140 mm.

Contents: [i-ii], Title page, verso quote from E.F. Glocker, 1847.; [iii], Dedication to Ernst Ehrhard Schmid.; [iv], Blank.; [v]-vii, "Vorwort."; [viii], Blank.; [ix]-x, "Inhalts-Uebersicht."; [1 pg], Blank.; [1 pg], "Berichtigung."; [1]-105, Text.; [106]-124, "Anhang. Etymologisch-historisch-kritische Erläuterung einiger Mineralnamen."

Very scarce. An overlooked but important and thorough study of mineralogical names, what they encompass, their history, species and variety names, characteristics of such names, rules governing their choice, etc. This work is an extension of the author's doctorale dissertation, Die allgemeinen Grundsätze bei der Bildung wissenschaftlicher Mineralnamen that was presented at the University of Leipzig in 1889.

Bibliographical references: BL [07109.g.17.]. NUC: 182, 423.

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