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Hans Hofer
HÖFER, Hans.

HÖFER, Hans.
(1843 - 1924)

(Born: Elbogen, Bohemia, Germany, 17 May 1843; Died: 1924) Austrian mineralogist & mine engineer.

From 1860 to '64, Höfer studied at the mining academy of Leoben. In 1879, he was named professor of mining at the mining academy in Přibram, Czechoslovakia. In 1882, he was appointed professor of mineralogy, geology and economic geology at the mining academy in Leoben.

Biographical references: DBA: I 547, 70-73; II 594, 381-394. Knoll, Österreichische Naturforscher, 1957. NDB: 9, 309. Österreich Biographisches Lexikon. Poggendorff: 3, 642-3, 4, 650 & 6, ??. WBI.

1. German, 1870.
Die Mineralien Kärnthens von Hans Höfer von Heimhalt. Klagenfurt, 1870.

8°: 66 p. Very scarce.

Bibliographical references: Dana's 7th (Bibliography): 74.

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