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The Tamnau Mineralogical Endowment

Nature volume 63, pages 453454 (07 March 1901) | Download Citation



IN the year 1879 occurred the death of Dr. Friedrich Tamnau, a rich Berlin banker, who was also an enthusiastic collector of minerals; his collection was well known, and was frequently used by mineralogists; a considerable portion of it was given to the Berlin Museum during his life-time, and at his death the remainder was bequeathed to the technische Hochschule at Charlottenburg.

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