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Max Bauer

Max Hermann Bauer, German mineralogist and author, was born in Gnadenthal, Germany on September 13, 1844. He died in Marburg, Germany on November 4, 1917. He was educated at the University of Tübingen, and did post graduate work in mineralogy at Univerisity of Berlin. He was appointed lecturer in mineralogy and geology at Göttingen in 1871. He then moved on to a professorship of mineralogy and geology at Königsberg, Germany in 1875, before being named professor of mineralogy and petrology at the University of Marburg in 1884. Bauer edited the journal Beitrage zur Mineralogie and Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie from 1880 to 1891. His most important published work was Lehrbuch der Mineralogie (1886).

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