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HENRI HUREAU DE SENARMONT (1808-1862)

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Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 634 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HENRI HUREAU DE SENARMONT (1808-1862), French mineralogist and physician, was born at Broub, Eure et Loire, on the 6th of September 18o8. He became engineer-in-chief of mines, and professor of mineralogy and director of studies at the Ecole des Mines at Paris. He was distinguished for his researches on polarization and on the artificial formation of minerals. He also wrote essays and prepared maps on the geology of Seine et Marne and Seine et Oise for the Geological Survey of France (1844). He died in Paris on the 3oth of June 1862.
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