German geologist and petrographer, was
See also:born at
See also:Bonn on the 20th of May 1838 . He was educated in his native
See also:town, and graduated Ph.D. at the university in 186r . In early years he was engaged in teaching geology and
See also:mineralogy in Vienna . He became
See also:professor of geology in 1863 in the university of
See also:Lemberg, in 1868 at
See also:Kiel, and in 187o professor of mineralogy and geology in the university of
See also:Leipzig . His numerous papers and essays include Geologische Skizze von der Westkiiste Schotllands (1871); Die Struktur der Variolite (1875); Microscopical Petrography (in
See also:Report of U.S . Geol . Exploration of 40th
See also:Par., vol. vi., 1876) ; Limurit aus der Vallee de Lesponne (1879); Uber den Zirkon (188o) . His
See also:works include Lehrbuch der Petrographie (1866; and ed . 1893, 1894); Die mikroskopische Beschaffenheit der Minera.
See also:lien and Gesteine (1873) .
ZITHER (Ger. Zither, Schlagzither, Streichzither; I...
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