Aleksandr Andreevich Auerbach( mining engineer, practices)
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Biography Aleksandr Andreevich Auerbach
doctor's son, was born in 1844 in g. Kashin, Tver province, in 1856 entered the Mountain Corps, who graduated in 1863, has been seconded to work in artesian wells, then manufactured in Expeditions harvested government securities. From 1864 - 67 year on behalf of mining department would find coal on the Samara Luka. In 1868 he defended his thesis: "On the Russian tourmaline deposits" (published in pamphlet, . reprinted in "Mining Journal" for 1868) and was elected an associate professor at the Mining Institute of the Department of Mineralogy, . had left in 1871, . Having superintendence development Collieries French company "Societe Miniere et Industrielle" in the Donets Basin,
. Since then A. wholeheartedly devoted himself to practice: in 1876 started consultation on foundries for. Since 1881 very successfully managed the theological mining district (since 1884 property spouses NM Secretary of State. Polovtseva). His work in this post describes them in the article: "On the Development of Mining Industry in the Theological District from 1881 to 1888" (Mining Journal, 1888). A. written several monographic descriptions of minerals - published in the Mining Journal. The best of these works is a monograph on the celestite: "Kristallographische Untersuchung des Colestins" ( "Notes of the Vienna Academy of Sciences, in 1869 and" Mining Journal, 1873, t. III). A merit. a scientific career is, . that he was the first in Russia to the study of minerals used a microscopic method, . then still new, even abroad, . but on the practical field - he developed the mercury production, . to him in Russia unknown, . founded Russia's first plant mercury near the station Nikitovka, . Bakhmut County Ekaterinoslav Province,
. A description of this plant. placed in the "Mining Journal" for 1888. In addition to the scientific work, but. published in Notes Min. society ":" Observations of the topaz crystals under the microscope "(1879)," Description of the goniometer of his own invention for measuring the crystals under the microscope "(1870)," Description of the main mineralogical cabinets of Europe "(Mining Journal, 1870), etc.