The Mineralogical Record
The Mineralogical Record - Join us on Facebook!  The Mineralogical Record - Sign up for our newsletter

Ludwig Reinhard Binninger
BINNINGER, Ludwig Reinhard.

BINNINGER, Ludwig Reinhard.
(1742 - 1776)

(Born: Buschweiler, Alsace, Germany (now France), 1742; Died: Buschweiler, Alsace, Germany (now France), 18 August 1776) German physician.

Binninger was city and state physicus at Buschweiler in Alsace.

Biographical references: DBA: I 103, 96-97; II 125, 424-425. Hirsch, Biographisches Lexikon, 1884-8. Jöcher, Gelehrten-Lexikon, 1750-51. Meusel, Verstorbenen Teutschen Schrifsteller, 1802-16. Poggendorff: 1, col. 194. WBI.

Oryctographię Agri Buxovillani, 1762

1. Latin, 1762 [Dissertation].
Dissertatio Inauguralis | Physico-Medica | Sistens | Oryctographię | Agri Buxovillani Et Vicinię | Specimen | Quod | Deo Solo Pręside | Ex Consensu | Gratiosi Medicorum Ordinis | Pro Licentia | Gradum Doctoris | Rite Consequendi | Die XVIII. Decembris MDCCLXII. | Solemni Eruditorum Examini Sistit | Auctor | Ludovicus Reinhardus Binninger | Buxovilla-Hanoicus. | H.L.Q.C. [ornate rule] | Argentorati | Ex Officina Joh. Heinr. Heitzii, Universitatis Typogaphi.

4°: A-D4 E2; 18l.; [1]-36 p. Page size: 200 x 154 mm.

Contents: [1-2], Title page, verso quotes from Hippocrates and Linneaus.; [3-4], Dedication, signed Ludovicus Reinhardus Binninger.; [5]-6, "Prooemium."; 7-36, Text.

Rare. This dissertation describes the mineralogical geography in the territory surrounding Bruxelles in Belgium. Binninger describes the mineral waters, stones, marbles, earths and metals of the region. Included are references to the literature of the day such as Wallerius, Woltersdorff, Cronstedt, Pott, etc.

Bibliographical references: BL [B.229.(3.)]. LKG: XIV 363. NUC. Ward & Carozzi, Geology Emerging, 1984: no. 217.

Contents copyright © 2019 The Mineralogical Record, Inc. All rights reserved.  
Graphic design of this website by Wendell E. Wilson. Website programming by