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Wolfgang Franz von Kobell
Wolfgang Xavier Franz Baron von Kobell (July 19, 1803 – November 11, 1882) was a German mineralogist and writer of short stories and poems in Bavarian. He was born in Munich, Bavaria and died there.
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Having studied mineralogy in Landshut, he became professor of mineralogy in 1826 at the University of Münich. In 1855 he invented the stauroscope for the study of the optical properties of crystals. Author of numerous scientific papers, he described many new minerals.
The mineral Kobellite is named for him.
See also: List of mineralogists
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