| College de France|
College de France
| March 16, 1864
France (1864-03-16) |
Pioneering petrography of sedimentary rocks
Member, French Academy of Sciences
November 1, 1944, Mauves-sur-Loire, France
Carbonate Rocks, Limestone and Dolmites, Sedimentary Rocks of France, Past and Present Causes in Geology
Lucien Cayeux Wikipedia
Lucien Cayeux (March 16, 1864–November 1, 1944) was a French sedimentary petrographer.
In 1902, he joined the l'Ecole des Mines and become a professor of geology. In 1912, he was named as professor of geology at the Collège de France. He was admitted to the Académie des Sciences in 1928.
He is noted for his study of sediments with the polarizing microscope, and was one of the pioneers in this field.