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Josef Zemann

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Nationality  Austrian
Alma mater  University of Vienna

Name  Josef Zemann
Education  University of Vienna
Born  25 May 1923 Vienna, Austria (1923-05-25)
Institutions  University of Gottingen
Doctoral advisor  Felix Karl Ludwig Machatschki

Josef Zemann (May 25, 1923 – ) is an Austrian mineralogist and geologist.

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Life and work

Zemann was born in 1923 in Vienna and studied mineralogy at the University of Vienna where he received his PhD for work with Felix Machatschki in 1946. Zemann worked with Martin J. Buerger at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1951 and 1952. He became director of the Institute of Mineralogy and Crystallography of the University of Göttingen. From 1967 until his retirement in 1989 he was head of the Institute of Mineralogy and Crystallography of the University of Vienna.

Honours

The mineral Zemannite Mg0.5ZnFe3+[TeO3]3 • 4.5 H2O was named after him in the 1960s.

References

Josef Zemann Wikipedia


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