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LANDERO Y COS, José F. de.

(1831 – 1912)

(Born: 1831; Died: 1912) Mexican mineralogist & geologist.

Landero was director general of mines of Pachuca.

Biographical references: ABE: I 490, 154. Diccionario Porrúa: 3, 1954. WBI.

Sinopsis Mineralógica, 1888

1. Spanish, 1888.
Sinopsis | Mineralógica | ó | Catálogo Descriptivo De Los Minerales | Por | Carlos F. De Landero | [...6 lines of titles and memberships...] | [ornate rule] | México | Oficina Tip. De La Secretaría De Fomento | Calle de San Andrés número 15. | [short rule] | 1888.

8°: [2], vii, [9]-528 p.

Very scarce. The first portion of this synopsis of mineralogy, provides definitions of basic principals and techniques, including crystal forms, optical, chemical and physical properties, nomenclature and classification. The second part gives a descriptive mineralogy with emphasis on mineral species found in Mexico.

Bibliographical references: Dana's 7th (Bibliography): 75. NUC: 314, 50 [NL 0065384].

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