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David Frenzel
FRENZEL, David.

FRENZEL, David.
(1691 - 1772)

(Born: 1691; Died: Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany?, 1772) German precious stone inspector.

Frenzel was appointed the assistant precious stone inspector in 1743 in Chemnitz, rising to full inspector in 1764.

Biographical references: Urban, Gerald., "David Frenzels kurzer Bericht über die versteinerten Hölzer in Chemnitz (1750), die erste Erwähnung des versteinerten Waldes von Karl-Marx-Stadt", Zeitschrift für geologischen Wissenschaften, 8 (1980), no. 2, 151-8, 2 illus.

1. German, 1768.
Die Natur und Würkung des Mineralischen Wassers zu Lauchstädt ... Halle, Verlag des Walsenhauses, 1768.

8°: 212, [11] p.

Very scarce. First edition. Concerns the mineral waters of Lauchstadt as medicinal items.

Bibliographical references: LKG: XIV 219.

2. German, 1769.
David Frenzels, | [...2 lines of titles and memberships...] | Verzeichniß | der | Edelgesteine, Fossilien, | Naturalien, Erdarten | und | Versteinerungen, | welche im Bezirk | der Stadt Chemnitz | in Miesen, | gefunden und bemerket worden. | [ornate rule] | Chemnitz, | Bey Joh. Dav. Stöffels Erben und Putscher. | 1769.

8°: [1]-32 p.

Very rare. This title is listed as the work of David Frenzel by BLC. Urban (1980) says David Frenzel with Biography!!! FIX THIS ENTRY......

Bibliographical references: Adams Library (McGill University). BL [B.405.(2.)]. Gatterer, Mineralogischen Literatur, 1798-9: 1, 76. Jenaische gelehrte Zeitungen: 1769, p. 395. LKG: XIV 219. NUC: 184, 667 [NF 0372402]. Roller & Goodman, Catalogue, 1976: 1, 422. Sinkankas, Gemology Bibliography, 1993 [no copy listed]. Urban, Gerald., "David Frenzels kurzer Bericht über die versteinerten Hölzer in Chemnitz (1750), die erste Erwähnung des versteinerten Waldes von Karl-Marx-Stadt", Zeitschrift für geologischen Wissenschaften, 8 (1980), no. 2, 151-8, 2 illus.

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